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Two charges Q1= 6x 10 ^ -8 c and Q2= -6 x 10 ^ -8  are held in place at a separation of 0.16 m. What is the strength of the electric field due to Q1 and Q2 at the point halfway between the two charges

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Two charges Q1= 6x 10 ^ -8 c and Q2= -6 x 10 ^ -8  are held in place at a separation of 0.16 m. What is the strength of the electric field due to Q1 and Q2 at the point halfway between the two charges 

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The electric field strength at the point halfway between the two charge can be calculated using given steps:

Given:

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Step 2

Calculation:

The strength of electric field is given as,

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Step 3

The charge 1 and charge 2 are equal in magnitude and opposite in direction. So, ...

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