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Finding the Electric Field Between Charges [picture]

  1. Sep 9, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    5. There are two charges in space. In which region of the line connecting these two
    charges can we find a point of zero electric field?


    2. Relevant equations

    None.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I know this isn't even that hard. I was thinking it was somewhere in the middle because the charges are attractive but this is not so.
     

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    Last edited: Sep 9, 2012
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 9, 2012 #2
    The charges aren't attractive, they both are positive. They are repulsive
     
  4. Sep 9, 2012 #3
    Yikes I drew that picture incorrectly! That should read negative 5C. I'm redoing it now.
     
  5. Sep 9, 2012 #4
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