Two charged particles are a distance of 1.82 m from each other. One of the particles has a charge of 6.75 nC, and the other has a charge of 4.30 nC. (a)What is the magnitude (in N) of the electric force that one particle exerts on the other?  (b)Is the force attractive or repulsive?

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Two charged particles are a distance of 1.82 m from each other. One of the particles has a charge of 6.75 nC, and the other has a charge of 4.30 nC.
 
(a)
What is the magnitude (in N) of the electric force that one particle exerts on the other?
 
 
(b)
Is the force attractive or repulsive?
 
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(a) The electric force is

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1 F = 4πε, 1' Ξ

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Substitute the values in equation (1) to solve for the ele...

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10 C (9x10 N m/C 6.75nCx 10C 4.30nCx 1nC 1nC 1 (9x10 N m2/C 4T8 F = (1.82m = 7.886x 10-3 N

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