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**[SOLVED] Lorentz Force Law Problem**

Problem and known data:

34.6 An electron travels with velocity 4.9 X 10^6 m/s in the i direction, through a point in space where the magnetic field is .111 T in the j direction. The force on the electron at this point is F=(9.5 x 10^-14 i - 9.5 x 10^-14 k) What is the electric field in each direction?

2. Homework Equations

F = q(E + v x B)

3. Attempt at a solution:

I've been trying to just plug in the component vectors--ie for the "i" direction:

9.5 x 10^-14 = -q (E) + -q(4.9 x 10^6)(0)

which gives: -593750 N/C in the i direction

And I've tried various other combinations (ie using the magnetic field in every direction-- for example in the i direction-- 9.5 x 10^-14 = -q (E) + -q(4.9 x 10^6)(.111) but I'm still not getting the right answer)

Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you so much!