Two small insulating spheres with radius 6.50×10−2 m are separated by a large center-to-center distance of 0.600 m . One sphere is negatively charged, with net charge -2.40 μC , and the other sphere is positively charged, with net charge 3.95 μC . The charge is uniformly distributed within the volume of each sphere.   a. What is the magnitude E of the electric field midway between the spheres? Take the permittivity of free space to be ϵ0 = 8.85×10−12 C2/(N⋅m2) .

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Two small insulating spheres with radius 6.50×10−2 m are separated by a large center-to-center distance of 0.600 m . One sphere is negatively charged, with net charge -2.40 μC , and the other sphere is positively charged, with net charge 3.95 μC . The charge is uniformly distributed within the volume of each sphere.

 

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What is the magnitude E of the electric field midway between the spheres?
Take the permittivity of free space to be ϵ0 = 8.85×10−12 C2/(N⋅m2) .

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