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Three point charges, two positive and one negative, each having a magnitude of 27 micro-C are placed at the vertices of an equilateral triangle (44 cm on a side). What is the magnitude of the electrostatic force on the negative charge?

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The figure shows the charge placed on the equilateral triangle.

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The force on negative charge q due to the positive charge q is

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1 q F 4ле, ? 2 2 10*с 27 иСх. 1/С - (9х10° N -m'/c) 102m 44 ст х lcm = 33.89 N

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1 4πε, r 2 2 10 C 27 /uCx C -(9x10 N -m'/c) 44 Cm10m cm = 33.89 N

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