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Homework Help: Coulomb’s Law

  1. Jul 26, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What is the distance between two charges of - 5.00 C each if the force of electrostatic repulsion acting on them is 4.00 x 10^3 N?

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
    i got 7.5km... im not sure if thats right
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  3. Jul 26, 2015 #2


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    The equation you used is correct, as long as you didn't mess up with the calculation, your answer should be correct.
  4. Jul 26, 2015 #3
    Aight thanks
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