Electric charges and fields: Semicircular charge distributions

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Homework Statement


If linear charge density is equal to 1micro coulomb per meter, then what is the electric field intensity at O?

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The electric fields due to the two straight lines should cancel out.. But how to progress further? Please let me know...
 

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But how to progress further?
Finding the fields due to the semi-circles, is it not?
 
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Ok so... How is it done? Is there any formula or logic behind that?
 
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Ok so... How is it done? Is there any formula or logic behind that?
That should be your part to find the related formula in the "Relevant equations" section of the template.
 
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Ok can you please elaborate on how to find it? And how to proceed with the problem?
 

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