(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Three charges are fixed in the x-y plane as follows: 1.6nC at the origin (0, 0); 2.6nC at (0.55 , 0); –2.1 nC at (0, 1.15 ).

Find the force acting on the charge at the origin.

Express your answers using two significant figures. Enter the x and y components of the force separated by a comma.

2. Relevant equations

F=kQQ/r^2

3. The attempt at a solution

Fx=(2.6E-9*1.6E-9*9E-9)/1.15^2=1.24*10^-25N

Fy=(2.1E-9*1.6E-9*9E-9)/0.55^2=2.29*10^-26N

This is wrong but i cant see why??

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# Homework Help: Find the force acting on the charge at the origin

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