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

The distance between the oxygen nucleus and each of the oxygen nuclei in an H2O molecule is 9.58*10^-11m; the angle between the H atoms is 105 degrees. Find the electric field produced by the nuclear charges (positive charges) at the point P at a distance of 1.20*10^-10m to the right of the oxygen nucleus.

2. Relevant equations

The law of cosines.

3. The attempt at a solution

I used the law of cosines to find the distance from the oxygen atom to the point P, but I don't know where to go from there.

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# Homework Help: Electric field on a point charge

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