a small .4g sphere carries a charge of 3 X 10^-10 and is attached to one end of a silk fiber 8cm long. The other end of the fiber is attached to a large vertical insulating sheet that has surface charge density equal to 25 X 10 -6 C/m^2. The sphere on the end of the fiber is repelled outward and finally reaches a state of equilibrium. Find the angle that the fiber makes with the vertical sheet.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Okay here is what I have done. I know I need to get the tan of theta. What I did is I calculated out the 2 forces. There is gravity which is Tcos(theta) = mg and there is the colomb force which is Tsin(Theta) which is qE. From there I am getting confused on what I should do next. Any help is much appreciated.

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