Electric force question help plz!! I was just doing a question in my text book and I got stuck on this question as my answer is no where near the given answer. Two charges of magnitude 0.24 μC and 0.29 μC are in a liquid dielectric with dielectric constant κ = 2.0. The charges are separated by a distance of 0.42 m. (i) What is the size of the electric force between the charges? I got an answer of 3.314e-13N whilst theirs is 0.00177N What am I doing wrong?? I'm using the F=kq1q2/r^2 formula, substituting 0.24 and 0.29 for q1/q2, using 2.0 as k and 0.42 for r.