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

A point charge q = 4.9 \mu C is placed at each corner of an equilateral triangle with sides 0.20 m in length.

Is the magnitude of the electric field at the center of the triangle greater than, less than, or the same as the magnitude at the midpoint of a side? Explain.

2. Relevant equations

E = q/r^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I found the magnitude of the midpoint of the triangle to be 1.5e6 but I am not sure how to explain this in words. Any guidance would be appreciated!

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# Homework Help: Point charges and magnitude of the electric field at the center of a triangle

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