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When two identical ions are separated by a distance of 5.9 multiplied by 10-10 m, the electrostatic force each exerts on the other is 6.0 multiplied by 10-9 N. How many electrons are missing from each ion?

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Solve for the charge of each ion using the Coulomb equation. That should give you an integral number of the electron charge, e.

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