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

Three charges are arranged as shown in the picture I attached. Find the magnitude and direction of the electrostatic force on the charge at the origin.

2. Relevant equations

I know that Coulomb's Law must be applied.

3. The attempt at a solution

I've drawn a force diagram with F_{CB}pointing to the left and F_{AB}pointing down. I've also broke the vectors into components using Coulomb's Law and added them together. By doing this, I got 2.7 x 10^{-5}[itex]\hat{x}[/itex] + 0 [itex]\hat{y}[/itex]. From here what do I do to get an answer?

I know the answer is supposed to be 1.38 x 10^{-5}at 77.5 degrees so I need help with how to get there.

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# Finding Magnitude and Direction of Force on a Charge

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