Electric Dipoles

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Homework Statement


Two opposite point charges of magnitude 1.90e-6 C are located near the origin. The positive charge is at (1.50, 1.50) mm and the negative charge is at (−1.50, −1.50) mm. What is the magnitude of the dipole moment vector for this pair of charges?


Homework Equations


p = qd
d = sqrt(x^2 + y^2)


The Attempt at a Solution


I solved d = .002121
solved p = 4.03051e.9
 

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Redbelly98
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Try calculating d again. It's the distance between the two charges.

Also, including units with the values would be a good habit to get into.
 

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