Electrostatics problem

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Homework Statement


Two point charges are separated by 5 cm. The attractive force between them is 16 N. If the two charges attracting each other have equal magnitude, what is the magnitude of each charge?
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Coulombs



Homework Equations


Force =k*(q1*q2/d^2)



The Attempt at a Solution


16N=(9*10^9 N*m^2/C^2)(q1*q2/.223 m)
 

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Keldon7
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Just solve for q.
 

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