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

Two small pith balls, each of mass m = 12 g, are suspended by 1.2 m fine (so that we can neglect their mass in this problem) strings and are not moving. If the angle that each string makes with the vertical is θ = 42.6°, and the charges on the two balls are equal, what is that charge (in μC)?

2. Relevant equations

F(T)+F(g)+F(E)=0

F(Ty)=F(g)=mg

F(Tx)=k(q^2/r^2)

3. The attempt at a solution

I really don't know how to manipulate these formulas to find an answer. I know you find F(Ty) first, but then I don't know how to get F(Tx). I think I am missing a formula somewhere. Please Help Thank you

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