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Two electrostatic point charges of +60.0 uC and +50.c uC exert a repulsive force on each other of 175 N. What is the distance between the two charges?

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    Solve
    F = k Q1 * Q2/R^2

    You know everything but R. Look up the value of k

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    d^2=(k*Q1*Q2)/F

    d^2=(8.99*10^9)(60*10^-6uC)(50*10^-6uC)/175
    d^2=0.154
    square root of d^2= square root of 0.154
    d=0.392m or 3.92cm

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