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

A charge of 4.0 microcoulombs is positioned at the origin, and a charge of -5.6 microcoulombs is positioned 32.7 centimeters to its right. The charges are not free to move; they are fixed in place. Where on the x-axis must a third charge of arbitrary sign be placed in order to be in electrostatic equilibrium?

2. Relevant equations

Fc = K(Q1)(Q2)/d^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried graphing it and finding the intersection of

4.0/x^2 and -5.6/x^2 + 32.7 but no dice

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# Homework Help: How Far from Origin to Position Third Charge?

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