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Electric force and electric charge

  1. Jan 24, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Charge Q is on the y axis a distance a from
    the origin and charge q is on the x axis a
    distance d from the origin.
    What is the value of d for which the x
    component of the force on q is the greatest?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 24, 2010 #2
    can you show your work so maybe we can see where you went wrong, and we could try to help you from there?
     
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