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Homework Help: Electrostatic and Coulomb

  1. Mar 25, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What is the distance between two charges of -5.00 C each if the force of electrostatic repulsion acting on them is 5.00 x 10^3 N?

    2. Relevant equations
    Is this rearrange formula correct?
    r^2=k(q1q2) / F

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2015
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  3. Mar 26, 2015 #2

    rude man

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    Yes. Pick r >0 :smile:

    3. The attempt at a solution
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