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Dx

I have

E = k(Q/r^2... k=9x10^9 * (Q,charge=3x10^-9) / (?)^2

ths can't be the right formula caus e wheres r^2?

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Dx

I have

E = k(Q/r^2... k=9x10^9 * (Q,charge=3x10^-9) / (?)^2

ths can't be the right formula caus e wheres r^2?

Dx [?]

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Tom Mattson

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Originally posted by Dx

I have

E = k(Q/r^2... k=9x10^9 * (Q,charge=3x10^-9) / (?)^2

ths can't be the right formula caus e wheres r^2?

Dx [?]

You're right, it is not the correct formula. The formula you quoted is only for an electric field due to a point charge. That's not what you have here; you have a uniform electric field.

The relationship between force and electric field is

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