# physics

Three equal charges are placed at the corners of an equilateral triangle 0.46 m on a side. What are the magnitude of the force on each charge if the charges are each -4.1×10-9 C?

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1. Perform a vector addition of the Coulomb forces. The resultant force on each charge should be a repulsion away from the opposite base, along the angle bisector.

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2. can you explain in detail because i tried to follow along with what my professor taught in class, but i couldn't understand anything.

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3. never mind, i figured it out. thanks

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