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## Homework Statement

Write an equation in vector component form for the force when a point charge q

_{0}is located a distance d from a vertical rod of uniform charge density Q and length L on the 45

^{o}line that bisects the positive x and y axes.

basically if you can picture a rod going vertically on the z axis, then halfway down the rod and a distance d away is a point that i need to find the force on

## Homework Equations

dF=1/(4[tex]\pi[/tex][tex]\epsilon[/tex]

_{0}) x q

_{0}dq/r

^{2}

note that these equations are supposed to look like 4 x pi x epsilon 0, not for raised to that power

## The Attempt at a Solution

I have determined that the force were the charge to be locate on the y-axis would be

F

_{y}=1/(4[tex]\pi[/tex][tex]\epsilon[/tex]

_{0}) x q

_{0}q/(y x (y

^{2}+ L

^{2}/4)

^{1/2})