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## Homework Statement

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## Homework Equations

electric force = (field strength)(elementary charge)

electric force = k(e^2)/(distance^2)

## The Attempt at a Solution

the goal of the problem is to find the x and y component of an electric field.

given distance 2.5*10^-2 m

elementary charge 1.6*10^-6 C

given k 9*10^9 N*m^2/C^2

we can find electric force (9*10^9)(1.6*10^-19)^2/(2.5*10^-2)^2 = 3.7 *10^-25 N

now we can find field strength.

field strength = electric force/(elementary charge)

field strength = (3.7*10^-25 N)/(1.6*10^-6 C)

the field strength came out to 2.3*10^-19 N/C

but i have no idea how to go about finding the components given the field strength. i need guidance

i'm pretty sure my works looks correct.

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