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

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If two electrons are each 2.50×10−10 from a proton, as shown in the figure, find the magnitude and of the net electrical force they will exert on the proton.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

k=1/4πε0

So what I did first was calculate the Electric Force in the x directon

Fx= (k*q^2/r^2)cos(theta)

Fy=( k*q^2/r^2)sin(theta)

Then took the magnitude of the sum √(x)^2+(y)^2

And thought that would give me the answer for part one, where did I go wrong?

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# Homework Help: Find the magnitude and of the net electrical force they will exert on the proton.

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