physics

posted by .

find the force and force direction of a 1.0x10^-6 C charge that is 2cm North and 3cm East of a 2x10^-6 C charge

  • physics -

    Use Coulomb's law to get the force.
    F = k Q1 Q2/R^2

    The Q's are the two charges. R is the distance between the charges, which is sqrt [2^2 + 3^2]= sqrt13 cm

    The direction of the force is along the vector from the 2*10^-6 charge to the 1*10^-6 charge, since it is a repulsive force.

    Please show you work if you need further assistance

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics please clarify

    A charge of -3.00 µC is fixed at the center of a compass. Two additional charges are fixed on the circle of the compass (radius = 0.135 m). The charges on the circle are -3.20 µC at the position due north and +5.00 µC at the position …
  2. physics

    A test charge (q=-5uC) lies between two positive charges: 3cm from a 2uC positive charge, and 2 cm from a 3uC positive charge. Find the force and direction (in newtons) on the test charge. I know I have to use Coulomb's law: so: F …
  3. physics

    The figure below shows a test charge q between the two positive charges. Find the force (in newtons) on the test charge for q = 1 µC. Give a positive answer if the force is to the right and a negative answer if the force is to the …
  4. Physics

    1. A test charge of +2x10^-7 C is located 5 cm to the right of a charge of +1x10^-6 C and 10 cm to the left of a charge of -1x10^-6 C. The three charges lie on a straight line. Find the force on the test charge?
  5. Physics

    Two oppositely charged spheres, with a centre to centre separation of 4.0 cm, attract each other with a force of magnitude 1.2x10^-9N. The magnitude of the charge on one sphere is twice the magnitude the charge on the other. Determine …
  6. physics

    find the force and the force direction of a 2x10^-6 C charge that is 3m west of a +5x10^-6 C charge (0.01 N west)
  7. physical science

    a charge of + 2x10-7c is 10cm from a charge of -6x10-6c find magnitude and direction of force on each charge
  8. physics

    A 6 mC charge experiences a force of 6 N directed north. What is the electric field (magnitude and direction) at the location of the charge?
  9. physics

    a square with side length 2.0 cm has a charge of -1.0x10^-6C at every corner. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric force on each charge?
  10. Physics

    Using Coulomb's law to solve: Charge A is +2.0x10^-6C and charge B is +3.0x10^-6C. The two changes are 3 m apart. What is the force between them?

More Similar Questions