Finding Theta

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known
Sphere A has a mass=4.2X10^-2 kg and iA tethered to a wall by a thin thread.
Excess of electrons for A=1.2X10^12
Excess of electrons for B=3.5X10^12
Distance between A and B=0.23m
find the angle between the thread and the wall

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known
Sphere A has a mass=4.2X10^-2 kg and iA tethered to a wall by a thin thread.
Excess of electrons for A=1.2X10^12
Excess of electrons for B=3.5X10^12
Distance between A and B=0.23m
find the angle between the thread and the wall

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution


This might sound picky, but this problem really isn't "Advanced Physics". You need to identify all the forces on sphere A and figure out what angle makes all the forces balance. Draw a force diagram.
 

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