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Posted by on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 4:05pm.

Three spheres, each with a negative chrge of 4.0x10^6C, are fixed at the vertices of an equilateral triangle whose sides are 0.20 m long. Calculate the magnitude and direction of the net electric force on each spehere.

i used this: (K)Cos30((4.0*10-6)*2)/(0.2*2)

and i get 3.1 every time...

  • physics - , Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 4:18pm

    ^ means exponent
    multiply by 2, there are two electrons acting on the third
    I get 3.6 Newtons - see my solution where you first posted the question

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