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two point charges are located on the y axis as follows :
charge q1 = -1.50nc at y= -0.600m, and
charge q2 = +3.2nc at the origin (y=0)
what is the net force (magnitude and direction) exerted by these two charges on a third charge q3 = +5.00 nc located at y = -0.400 m

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  1. two point charges are located on the y axis as follows :
    charge q1 = -1.50nc at y= -0.600m, and
    charge q2 = +3.2nc at the origin (y=0)
    what is the net force (magnitude and direction) exerted by these two charges on a third charge q3 = +5.00 nc located at y = -0.400 m

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  2. F = k Qa Qb /d^2
    Like charges repel , unlike attract, so both pull down
    so
    F = k * (10*-9)^2 * 5 * ( -3.2/.4^2 - 1.5/ .2^2) Newtons

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