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Two point charges are placed on the x axis.(Figure 1)The first charge, q1 = 8.00 nC , is placed a distance 16.0 m from the origin along the positive x axis; the second charge, q2 = 6.00 nC , is placed a distance 9.00 m from the origin along the negative x axis. Find the electric field at the origin, point O

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