(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Particle B, with positive charge q_a, fixed in the yz-plane at (0,d_2,d_2). What is the net force F on particle A (positive) due to this charge?

Express your answer (a vector) using k, q_0, q_3, d_2, x hat, y hat, and z hat. Include only the force caused by particle B.

2. Relevant equations

electric force F = k(q_a)(q_b)/(d_2)^2

k = 9*10^9

q_a,q_b = point charges

d_2 = distance between charges

3. The attempt at a solution

i really not sure how to go about determining the components of the force due to particle B

could someone help me with some guidelines on how to do so pls or a link to somewhere, couldn't find too much when i searched

do i use the z and x distances to form a triangle and then use the side lengths to determine the angle theta?

thanks so much

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# Homework Help: Components of electric force

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