5 An -=- particle (helium nucleus, 2 protons, and 2 nuetrons) is place between two stationary, charged objects as shown. It is 0.0030 meters to the right of the object carrying a +1.0 X 10^-12C charge and 0.0020 meters to the left of the object carrying a -2.0 X 10 ^-12 C charge.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a What is the net magnitude and direction of the electrical force acting on the particle?

I put 1.12 X 10^-15 N in the same direction and got the question WRONG.

b. At what rate and in what direction will the particle accelerate?

I put 3.4 X 10^11 m/s/s and also got it WRONG.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Im pretty sure I got the second one wrong since I got the 1st one wrong, and I have a feeling I got the 1st one wrong because I either added or subtraced wrongly, but Im confused about how I'm supposed to know the signs etc.

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