# Homework Help: Electrostatic problem (point charges)

1. Feb 7, 2010

### martinskibg

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

Electric field equation derived from Coloumb's Law (given on the screenshot above).

3. The attempt at a solution

Solution is given in the form of answer sheet:

That seems like a good plan to me. Just remember, that at the origin $x=y=0$.