# What is the magnitude of the electrostatic force that the two protons inside the nucleus of a helium atom exert on each other? Why do atomic nuclei not simply explode?

32,007 results
1. ## physics

Two charges q1 = 2e and q2 = - 4e are placed on the x-axis at points (0; 0) and (a; 0) respectively. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the electrostatic force on q2 due to q1? (b) Suppose a third charge q3 = -e is introduced at the location (b; 0)

2. ## Physics answer check pls

1. The electrostatic force between two charges is originally F. Which expression represents the new electrostatic force between the two charges if one charge doubles and the other one is divided by three? A. 3/2 F B. 2/3 F C. 1/6 F D. 6 F 2. Suppose the

3. ## Physics

How would the electrostatic force change if Coulomb's law included a negative sign? It would depend on the magnitude of the charges. Like charges would attract, and opposite charges would repel.*** It would not make a difference in the electrostatic force.

4. ## science.

Protons are positively charged and repel other protons. Which other particle is found in the nucleus and separates protons so that the strong force can hold the nucleus together? A) electrons B) neutrons C) protons D) quarks please help cause i'm genuinely

5. ## physics

Find the ratio of the electrostatic to gravitational force between two electrons. 4.16×1042 What is this ratio for two protons? (Why is the ratio different for electrons and protons?)

6. ## Physics

Can you please provide me a starting point for these two questions Question One: Three charges are located on the +x axis as follows: q1 = +26 µC at x = 0 m, q2 = +13 µC at x = +2.0 m, and q3 = +42 µC at x = +3.5 m. (a) Find the electrostatic force

7. ## Physics

How far apart must two protons be if the magnitude of the electrostatic force acting on either one due to the other is equal to the magnitude of the gravitaional force on a proton at the earth's surface?

8. ## phyics 2

Remarks The gravitational force between the charged constituents of the atom is negligible compared with the electric force between them. The electric force is so strong, however, that any net charge on an object quickly attracts nearby opposite charges,

9. ## nucleus true facts

is the nucleus always found in the center of the cell? I know the nucleolus is located inside the center of the nucleus but is the nucleus alwasy found in the center of the cell? Short answere is no. The cell nucleus does not have to be in the exact center

10. ## science

5. Which statement accurately describes the atoms of a specific element? A zinc‚ Zn‚ atom contains 30 protons inside the nucleus and 30 electrons outside the nucleus. A scandium‚ Sc‚ atom contains 45 electrons outside the nucleus and 21 neutrons

11. ## Physics

The nucleus of the helium atom contains two protons that are separated by about 3.0 x 10-15 m. Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force that each proton exerts on the other

12. ## physics

What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force a Boron nucleus would experience at the point halfway between the Magnesium nucleus and the 3e charge on the y axis in N?

13. ## physics

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

14. ## Physics

The nucleus of 8Be, which consists of 4 protons and 4 neutrons, is very unstable and spontaneously breaks into two alpha particles (helium nuclei, each consisting of 2 protons and 2 neutrons). (a) What is the force between the two alpha particles when they

15. ## physics

A positive charge is 1 m to the left of a negative charge. The positive charge is then moved and placed 1 m to the right of the negative charge. What happens to the electrostatic force between the charges? The electrostatic force remains repulsive, and the

16. ## physics

The nucleus of a copper atom contains 29 protons and has a radius of 4.8*10^-15m. How much work (in electron volts) is done by the electric force as a proton is brought from infinity, where it is at rest, to the "surface" of a copper nucleus? I really got

17. ## Physics HELP!

You are at the controls of a particle accelerator, sending a beam of 3.90×10^7 m/s protons (mass m ) at a gas target of an unknown element. Your detector tells you that some protons bounce straight back after a collision with one of the nuclei of the

18. ## science

HELP ME !!!!!!! What is the atomic number of an atom?(1 point) the number of particles in the nucleus the number of protons the number of neutrons the number of particles outside the nucleus Which statement about an atom is correct?(1 point) The proton has

19. ## College Physics II

Identical isolated conducting spheres 1 and 2 have equal charges and are separated by a distance that is large compared with their diameters. The electrostatic force acting on sphere 2 due to sphere 1 is F. Suppose now that a third identical sphere 3,

20. ## Physical science

In a nucleus of a metal, calculate the electric force of repulsion between two protons, separated by 4x10 m

21. ## physics

A moving electron passes near the nucleus of a gold atom, which contains 79 protons and 118 neutrons. At a particular moment the electron is a distance of 7.5 × 10−9 m from the gold nucleus. What is the magnitude of the force exerted by the gold nucleus

22. ## physics(urgent help)

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

23. ## Physics(Help! Help!! Help!!!)

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

24. ## College Physics

A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.1 x 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 4.3 x 10-6 N when placed in this field. (a) What is the magnitude of the electric field?

25. ## physics

An aluminum nucleus has 13 protons and 14 neutrons. A copper nucleus has 29 protons and 34 neutrons. What is the force of repulsion between an aluminum nucleus and a copper nucleus when they are separated by 10-9 m?

26. ## chemistry

Which of the following statements is true about the nucleus? Only the strong nuclear force holds the nucleus together. The strong nuclear force and the residual strong force hold the nucleus together. The presence of neutrons, the strong nuclear force, and

27. ## Physics

Two charged particles exert an electrostatic force of 8 N on each other. What will the magnitude of the electrostatic force be if the distance between the two charges is REDUCED to one-third of the original distance? Would you just have to multiply 8 by 9?

28. ## physics

two point charges of 2 c and -3c are separated by 6cm what is the magnitude of the electrostatic force between them? and is the force attractive or repulsive? explain and what happens to the magnitude of the force when the distance is increased by a factor

29. ## PHY science

Which argument best explains the charge of an atomic nucleus? (1 point) An atomic nucleus is positively charged because it is composed of neutrons * An atomic nucleus is positively charged because it is composed of protons. An atomic nucleus is negatively

30. ## PHYSICS

Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one proton

31. ## PHYSICS

Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one proton

32. ## science physics

1.) What is the Magnitude of the electrostatic force on a +5 C charge 1.75 m to the left of a -2.5 C charge? (show your work) 2.) In What direction does the force on the +5 C charge act? 3.)Calculate the magnitude of the electric field of the -2.5 C charge

33. ## physics

At what distance is the electrostatic force between two protons equal to the weight of one proton?

34. ## Physics check

A Thorium-232 absorbs a neutron and the resulting nucleus undergoes two successive beta decays. The nucleus that results has.... nucleons,.....protons, and .... neutrons. This is a nucleus belonging to the element ....... have no idea

35. ## physics-mechanics-collisions,momentum, impulse

You are at the controls of a particle accelerator, sending a beam of 2.40×107 protons (mass ) at a gas target of an unknown element. Your detector tells you that some protons bounce straight back after a collision with one of the nuclei of the unknown

36. ## Physics help----------thanks

A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near the Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.2 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 3.0 10-6 N when placed in this field. (c) What is the magnitude of the gravitational

37. ## Physics

The nucleus of a certain type of uranium atom contains 92 protons and 143 neutrons. What is the total charge of the nucleus in Coulombs?

38. ## Physics

Two charges q1 and q2exert a 90 N electrostatic force onto each other when they are 1 m apart. They are moved further away to a distance of 3 m. What will the new electrostatic force be? 10 N 810 N 30 N**** 270 N Please check my answer

39. ## physics

What is the magnitude of the electrostatic force that the two protons inside the nucleus of a helium atom exert on each other? Why do atomic nuclei not simply explode?

40. ## science

5. Which statement accurately describes the atoms of a specific element? A zinc‚ Zn‚ atom contains 30 protons inside the nucleus and 30 electrons outside the nucleus. A scandium‚ Sc‚ atom contains 45 electrons outside the nucleus and 21 neutrons

41. ## Physics

The size of Rutherford's atom is about 0.1 nm. (a) Calculate the attractive electrostatic force between an electron and a proton at that distance. (b) Calculate the electrostatic potential energy of that atom. Express the result in unit eV. (c) The size of

42. ## science

Protons are positively charged and repel other protons. Which other particle is found in the nucleus and separates protons so that the strong force can hold the nucleus together? A) electrons B) neutrons C) protons D) quarks

43. ## chemistry

In an atom, there is a force that holds the protons & neutrons in the nucleus. Is this force called the nuclear force? What about the force of attraction between the nucleus and electrons? Is is called the electrostatic force of attraction?

44. ## physics

What is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force a Boron nucleus would experience at the point halfway between the Magnesium nucleus and the 3e charge on the y axis in N?

45. ## science

When a parent radioactive nucleus splits by ejecting an alpha particles (two protons and two netutrons), the remaining nucleus has ____ the original nucleus. a) two protons and two neutrons more than b) two protons more and two neutrons less than c) two

46. ## physics

if 3e charge is at the origin and magnesium nucleus is 3cm fom thr origin in the x-axis. what is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force a Boron nucleus would experience at a point half way between magnesium nucleus and 3e.

47. ## physics urgent help !

if a 3e charge is at the origin and a magnesium nucleus is 3 cm from the originin the x-axis direction.what is the magnitude of the net electrostatic force a Boron nucleus would experience at the point half way between magnesium nucleus and 3e charge on

48. ## Physics

At the point of fission, a nucleus of 235U that has 92 protons is divided into two smaller spheres, each of which has 46 protons and a radius of 5.11 ✕ 10-15 m. What is the magnitude of the repulsive force pushing these two spheres apart?

49. ## Physics

While undergoing fission, a uranium-235 nucleus with its 92 protons splits into two smaller nuclei each of which contains 46 protons and has a radius of 5.90 x 10^-15m. What is the magnitude of the repulsive force between the two nuclei just after the

50. ## Physics

I need help with question one and I need question three to be checked please? 1.How does the mass of a nucleon compare with the mass of an electron? 3.Why do protons in a very large nucleus have a greater chance of flying apart by electrical repulsion? -I

51. ## physics

A moving electron passes near the nucleus of a gold atom, which contains 79 protons and 118 neutrons. At a particular moment the electron is a distance of 7.5 × 10−9 m from the gold nucleus. What is the magnitude of the force exerted by the gold nucleus

52. ## Physics(Help! Help!! Help!!!)

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

53. ## Physics(Help! Help!! Help!!!)

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

54. ## Physics(Help! Help!! Help!!!)

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

55. ## Physics(Help! Help!! Help!!!)

a) Find the magnitude of the electrostatic force between 2 negative charges separated by a distance of 1augustro. b)what is the magnitude of gravit'l force between the negetive charges (electro)? c) determine the ratio of the gravt'l force and

56. ## Analytical Physics II

A charged cloud system produces an electric field in the air near Earth's surface. A particle of charge -2.1 x 10-9 C is acted on by a downward electrostatic force of 4.3 x 10-6 N when placed in this field. (a) What is the magnitude of the electric field?

57. ## Physics4

2. At the point of fission, a nucleus of 235U that has 92 protons is divided into two smaller spheres, each of which has 46 protons and a radius of 5.9 × 10^-15 m. What is the magnitude of the repulsive force pushing these two spheres apart? The value of

58. ## electrostatic physics

2. At the point of fission, a nucleus of 235U that has 92 protons is divided into two smaller spheres, each of which has 46 protons and a radius of 5.9 × 10^-15 m. What is the magnitude of the repulsive force pushing these two spheres apart? The value of

59. ## physics

The number of electrons that move about the nucleus of an electrically neutral atom is the same as the number of ____________________. A) protons in the nucleus.B) quarks in the nucleus.C) protons + neutrons in the nucleus.D) neutrons in the nucleus.E)

60. ## physics

The number of electrons that move about the nucleus of an electrically neutral atom is the same as the number of ____________________. A) protons in the nucleus.B) quarks in the nucleus.C) protons + neutrons in the nucleus.D) neutrons in the nucleus.E)

61. ## Physics

a)If a Magnesium nucleus is fixed a distance away from a charge, what is the magnitude of the electrostatic force it experiences in Newtons (yes, it is a small force in Newtons)? b)If the charge is at the origin and the Magnesium nucleus is from the origin

62. ## Physics

The nucleus of an atom has a charge of 65 protons. (a) What are the direction and magnitude of the electric field at 4.9 x 10^-10 m from the nucleus?

63. ## Physical Science

An aluminum nucleus has 13 protons and 14 neutrons. A copper nucleus has 29 protons and 34 neutrons. What is the force of repulsion between an aluminum nucleus and a copper nucleus when they are separated by 1.2 nm?

64. ## physics

Calculate the magnitude of the electrostatic force the two down quarks inside a neutron exert on each other if they are separated by a distance of 0.71 fm.

65. ## Science-Periodic Table

whats the connection/relationship between the # of protons in the nucleus of an atom & and atomic # of the element? The atomic number tells you the number of protons in the nucleus of the atom. The atomic number is the number of protons in the nucleus of

66. ## Science

What describes the current model of the atom? A)That electrons and protons move randomly around a nucleus. B)Electrons travel as waves in the electron cloud that surrounds the nucleus. C)Electrons orbit the nucleus like planets orbit the sun. D)Protons

67. ## physics

At the point of fission, a nucleus with 92 protons is divided into two smaller spheres, each with 46 protons and a radius of 6.4 10-15 m. What is the repulsive force pushing these two spheres apart?

68. ## physics

Consider three force vectors F1 with magnitude 42N and direction 140°, F2 with magnitude 27N and direction -110°, and F3 with magnitude 19N and direction 120°. All direction angles 0 (0 with a line inside) are measured from the positive x axis:

1. How is the attractive electrostatic force between a proton and an electron indicated in Coulomb's law? A. The sum of the charges indicates a positive force B. The sum of the charges indicates a negative force C. The product of the charges indicates a

70. ## college physics

a) Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one

71. ## PHYSICS

(a) Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one

72. ## physics

(a) Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one

73. ## college physics

(a) Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one

74. ## PHYSICS

Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one proton

75. ## college physics

Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one proton

76. ## college physics

(a) Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one

77. ## PHYSICS

Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one proton

78. ## PHYSICS

Two protons in a molecule are 3.80 multiplied by 10-10 m apart. Find the electrical force exerted by one proton on the other. Magnitude N (b) State how the magnitude of this force compares with the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by one proton

79. ## Physics

Lithium is the atom which has three protons in its nucleus and three electrons circling the nucleus.(it usuallly has 3 nuetrons as well,but they r not important in this problem.)Two of the electrons circle the nucleus at a distance 1.8* 10^-11 m (app.)The

80. ## URGENT HELP

1.In a pith ball experiment, the two pith balls are at rest. The magnitude of the tension in each string is |T| = 0.55 N, and the angle between each string and a vertical line is θ = 27.33°. What are the values for the magnitudes of electrostatic force,

What is the electrostatic force between one object with a charge of +5.0 × 10−6 C, and a second object with a charge of +2.0 × 10−6 C? The objects are 1.2 meters apart. In a pith ball experiment, the two pith balls are at rest. The magnitude of the

82. ## PHYSICS

An alpha particle (which has two protons) is sent directly toward a target nucleus containing 80 protons. The alpha particle has an initial kinetic energy of 0.79 pJ. What is the least center-to-center distance the alpha particle will be from the target

83. ## Physics

One particle has a negative charge, while another particle is neutral. Which statement describes the electrostatic force between these two particles? The electrostatic force is attractive due to the particle with negative charge.*** There would be no

84. ## Physical Science

The nucleus of an atom contains six neutrons and esix protons. The nucleus of a second atom contains six neutrons and five protons. Are they atoms of different elements or isotopes of the same element?

85. ## physics

I've just read that the centripetal force on an electron is mv^2/r; and that this is also equal to the electrostatic force pulling the electron toward the nucleus. Does mv^2/r hold good in all Newtonian siuations as a formula for centripetal force acting

86. ## Elements

Which elements result if two protons and two neutrons are ejected from a radium nucleus with atomic number 88 and mass number 226? What element is atomic number 86 and mass 222? Sorry, should be atomic number 88. Huh? It ejected two protons, changing the

87. ## Science

What is the atomic number of an atom?(1 point) A. the number of particles outside the nucleus B. the number of particles in the nucleus C. the number of neutrons D. the number of protons Which statement about an atom is correct?(1 point) A. The neutron has

88. ## physics

What gravitational force do the two protons in the helium nucleus exert on each other? Their separation is approximately 1.0 {\rm fm}.

89. ## Physics

What is the repulsive electrical force between two protons in a nucleus that are 5 x 10^ -15 m apart from each other? Could you help me with this problem? I can't figure out how to do this. Use Coulomb's equation F= kQQ/r^2

90. ## Chemistry

Why is magnesium atom smaller than atoms of both sodium and calcium? The location of the outer electrons for Mg are in closer to the nucleus than of Sodium or Calcium. To add to the correct answer from Bob Pursley, consider the electronic configurations.

91. ## physics

if 3e charge is at the origin and magnesium nucleus is 3 cm from the origin in the x-direction. what is the magnitude of the net force a boron nucleus would experience half way between magnesium nucleus and 3 e charge

92. ## science

what is the charge on a copper nucleus The atomic number is the number of protons in the nucleus and protons have a charge of +1. What is the atomic number of copper? Look on the periodic table. If you don't have one at home, here is one on the web.

93. ## Physics

The Nuclues of a Manganese atom has a net charge of +4E-18C. Its nearest electron is located 4E-10 m from the nucleus. What is the electrostatic force between the nucleus and the electron? (Hint:what is the charge of the electron? Not 1!) I believe that

94. ## physics

At the point of fission, a nucleus of 235U that has 92 protons is divided into two smaller spheres, each of which has 46 protons and a radius of 5.08 multiplied by 10-15 m. What is the magnitude of the repulsive force pushing these two spheres apart?

95. ## Physical Science

Please just help with these few! Also, these are my answers. Which statement accurately describes how electrons are arranged in Bohr's atomic model? electrons travel randomly in the large space outside the nucleus electrons travel around the nucleus in

96. ## physics

1)A hypothetical neutral atom has 77 electrons. One of its electrons is held in circular orbit of radius r = 0.244 nm by electrostatic attraction between the electron and the nucleus. Assume: the interaction between electrons is negligible. Calculate the

97. ## Physics

What gravitational force do yhe two protons in the helium nucleus exert on each other? There separation is approximately 1.0 fm. I know that 1 fm is 10^-15 m i didn't know if that was how you figured it out to get it to N?

98. ## Physics

When does electrostatic force appear? Does moving a bent finger closely to a van degraff generator considered to exhibit electrostatic force?

99. ## Science

When does electrostatic force appear? Does moving a bent finger closely to a van degraff generator considered to exhibit electrostatic force?

100. ## Science

During when does electrostatic force appear? Does moving a bent finger closely to a van degraff generator considered to exhibit electrostatic force?