A particle of mass 73 g and charge 38muC is(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

released from rest when it is 46 cm from a

second particle of charge -17muC.

Determine the magnitude of the initial ac-

celeration of the 73 g particle. Answer in units

of m/s^2.

Well, I used this formula:

k [(q1 * q2) / mr^2)]

8.98755*E9 [(38*17)/ ((73/1000)*(.46^2))]

edit - fixed typo

= 3.7586 * E14

But it's wrong... any help appreciated. Thanks.

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# Homework Help: Particle charge

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