1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data (1) A point charge q1 = -2.9 μC is located at the origin of a co-ordinate system. Another point charge q2 = 5 μC is located along the x-axis at a distance x2 = 8.6 cm from q1. The answer to this was -17.64N. (2) Charge q2 is now displaced a distance y2 = 2.4 cm in the positive y-direction. What is the new value for the x-component of the force that q1 exerts on q2? 2. Relevant equations Coulomb's Law: F = k (q1q2)/(r^2) 3. The attempt at a solution Seeing that q2's position had changed, I calculated the new force exerted using Coulomb's Law. I used 9*10^9 for k, and using the Pythagorean theorem, I calculated the new distance between the charges, which I got to be 0.089. After using Coulomb's Law, I got an answer of -16.37N. To find the x-component, I multiplied this value by cos(45), giving me a final answer of -11.58. This, however, is apparently incorrect and I'm confused as to why. Any help would be appreciated!