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The magnitude of the electrostatic force between two identical ions that are separated by a distance of 7.8 × 10-10 m is 97.10 × 10-9 N. (a) What is the charge (in Coulombs) of each ion? (b) How many electrons are “missing” from each ion (thus giving the ion its charge imbalance)?

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    F=k•q1•q2/r²= k•q²/r².
    q=sqrt(F• r²/k) = ....
    N=q/e=....

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