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

The figure shows two charged particles on an x axis: -q = -8.00 × 10-19 C at x = -1.50 m and q = 8.00 × 10-19 C at x = 1.50 m. What are the (a)x- and (b)y- components of the net electric field produced at point P at y = 5.00 m?

2. Relevant equations

E=kqcos(theta)/r^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I went through the tutorial to solve the problem and i got:

What is the magnitude of the x component of the field set up by particle 1 (or particle 2)?

Number 7.58e-11 Units N/C or V/m

-- that was correct but the question is what are the net components of the net field and i put in that number and its wrong. What step am i missing?

thanks.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Net electric field-whats wromg with this?

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