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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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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It is given that 2 point charges are placed on x-axis as shown in the figure below and the question is to find the electric field at the origin because of these two charges.

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Electric field at the origin (point o) because of charge q1 is:

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Electric field at the origin (point o) be...

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