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Coloumbs constant's derivation

  1. Apr 21, 2015 #1
    I want to know how coloumbs constant was derived without using gausses law
     
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  3. Apr 21, 2015 #2

    jtbell

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    It has to be calculated from experimental measurements of force, charge and distance.
     
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