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What is the force between two charged spheres 1.25 cm apart if the charge on one sphere is 2.50 C and the charge on other sphere is 1.75 X 10^-8 C

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Is there some failure of Coulomb's law here?

F=kQQ/r^2

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The two Q's in the Coulomb equation are different in this case.
Call them
Q1 = 2.50 C and
Q2 = 1.75 * 10^-8 C .

I think you may have left out an exponent on Q1. 2.5 C is enough for a major lightning strike.

You may need to convert r to meters, depending upon which units
you use for k.

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how long did it take 4 u 2 knw physics

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r is equal 1.25cm

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A charge of 4.10 is placed at each corner of a square 0.100 on a side.
Determine the magnitude of the force on each charge.
Determine the direction of the force on each charge. Assume that the positive x-axis is directed to the right.

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