Two dipoles are oriented as shown in the diagram below. Each dipole consists of two charges +q and -q, held apart by a rod of length s, and the center of each dipole is a distance d from location A. If q = 3 nC, s = 1 mm, and d = 7 cm, what is the electric field at location A?
Hint: draw a diagram and show the direction of each dipole's contribution to the electric field on the diagram (you do not have to turn in the diagram).
look at picture below:
E= [1/(4*pi*E)] * [q*s] * [1/r^3]
where [1/(4*pi*E)] ~= 9E9
and q = charge
s = distance between dipole in meters
r = distance between the location and the center of the dipole in meters
The Attempt at a Solution
the answer has to be in a format of < x, y, z >N/C
and i used the perpendicular axis equation for the x axis and dipole axis equation for the y axis and got..
<78.72, 157.43, 0> N/C , and i tried all different kinds of combination of + and - for the sign, and got it wrong. I am on 4/5 submission and this is my last submission, so if any help, it will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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