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## Homework Statement

Three equal point charges, each with a charge of 2.00 uC, are placed at the corners of an equilateral triangle whose sides have a length of 0.400 m. What is the potential energy of the system? (Take as zero the potential energy of the three charges when they are infinitely far apart.)

## Homework Equations

[tex] U_{tot} = \frac {Q^{2}} {4*pi*8.85*10^{-12}} * (\frac {A} {d1} + \frac {B} {d2} + \frac {C} {d3}) [/tex]

## The Attempt at a Solution

[tex] U_{tot} = \frac {(2.00*10)^{-19}} {4*pi*8.85*10^{-12}} * (\frac {4} {0.400} + \frac {4} {0.400} + \frac {4} {0.400}) [/tex]

The online program says i'm off by an additive constant once again and my work seems right?