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A point charge of -6 µC is located at x = 1 m, y = -2 m. A second point charge of 12 µC is located at x = 1 m, y = 3 m.

(a) Find the magnitude and direction of the electric field at x = -1 m, y = 0.

(b) Calculate the magnitude and direction of the force on an electron at x = -1 m, y = 0.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

[tex]\Sigma_{F}= k\frac{-6 \mu C}{8} + k\frac{12 \mu C}{13} = 1.08e4 \frac{N}{C}[/tex]

That's for the magnitude part of A. I've already submitted to many incorrect responses, but I would like to know how to do it. Thanks ahead of time.

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# Homework Help: Calculating the magnitude of point charges

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