# Panicle A of charge 3.00 × 10 −4 C is at the origin, particle B of charge −6.00 × 10 −4 C is at (4.00 m, 0), and panicle C of charge 1.00 × 10 −4 C is at (0, 3.00 m). (a) What is the x -component of the electric force exerted by A on C ? (b) What is the y -component of the force exerted by A on C ? (c) Find the magnitude of the force exerted by B on C . (d) Calculate the x-component of the force exerted by B on C . (e) Calculate the y -component of the force exerted by B on C . (f) Sum the two x -components to obtain the resultant x -component of the electric force acting on C . (g) Repeat part (f) for the y -component. (h) Find the magnitude and direction of the resultant electric force acting on C .

### College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305952300

### College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305952300

#### Solutions

Chapter
Section
Chapter 15, Problem 16P
Textbook Problem

## Panicle A of charge 3.00 × 10−4 C is at the origin, particle B of charge −6.00 × 10−4 C is at (4.00 m, 0), and panicle C of charge 1.00 × 10−4 C is at (0, 3.00 m). (a) What is the x-component of the electric force exerted by A on C? (b) What is the y-component of the force exerted by A on C? (c) Find the magnitude of the force exerted by B on C. (d) Calculate the x-component of the force exerted by B on C. (e) Calculate the y-component of the force exerted by B on C. (f) Sum the two x-components to obtain the resultant x-component of the electric force acting on C. (g) Repeat part (f) for the y-component. (h) Find the magnitude and direction of the resultant electric force acting on C.

Expert Solution

(a)

To determine
The x component of electric force exerted by A on C.

### Explanation of Solution

Given info: The charges are qA=3.00×104C and qB=6.00×104C . The charges are placed at origin and (4.00 m, 0) respectively. The charge qC=1

Expert Solution

(b)

To determine
The y component of electric force exerted by A on C.

Expert Solution

(c)

To determine
The magnitude of electric force exerted by B on C.

Expert Solution

(d)

To determine
The x component of electric force exerted by B on C.

Expert Solution

(e)

To determine
The y component of electric force exerted by B on C.

Expert Solution

(f)

To determine
The resultant x component of electric force on C.

Expert Solution

(g)

To determine
The resultant y component of electric force on C.

Expert Solution

(h)

To determine
The resultant electric force on C.

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