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Two charges (+4C and -3C)are separated by .00002m. What is the electrostatic force and its direction?

Using Coulomb's law, I arrived at 2.696 x 10^20 J. Would the direction be said to be "towards the positive charge"?

Is this correct? Thanks

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    The forces are equal and opposite.
    Since unlike charges attract, the force on the - is toward the + and the force on the + is toward the -
    I did not check your arithmetic, Your approach using Coulomb is correct.

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