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Homework Help: Net electric force and Net electric field

  1. Dec 30, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    a) Find the net force on charge 1.
    b) What is the net electric field acting on charge 1?

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    2. Relevant equations
    I'm having trouble with this unit in general and I'm not to confident in these answers. I was wondering if someone can review my work?

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Dec 30, 2016 #2


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    Yeah, its correct.
  4. Dec 30, 2016 #3
    You could have saved a lot of work on part b. Once you have the force all you have to get the field is divide by the charge.
  5. Dec 30, 2016 #4
    Ahh that's good to know!

    Thank you guys so much for the help!
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