Two electric charges are separated by a finite distance. Somewhere between the charges, on the line connecting them, the netelectric field they produce is zero. (a) Do the charges have the sameor opposite signs? Explain. (b) If the point of zero field is closer tocharge 1, is the magnitude of charge 1 greater than or less than themagnitude of charge 2? Explain

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Two electric charges are separated by a finite distance. Somewhere between the charges, on the line connecting them, the net
electric field they produce is zero. (a) Do the charges have the same
or opposite signs? Explain. (b) If the point of zero field is closer to
charge 1, is the magnitude of charge 1 greater than or less than the
magnitude of charge 2? Explain

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