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Homework Help: Uniform electric field problem

  1. Jan 26, 2012 #1
    A charge q and a charge 3q are released in a uniform electric field. If the force this field exerts on 3q is F, the force it will exert on q is:

    i think the answer is F/3. is this right? i used E=F/q.
     
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  3. Jan 26, 2012 #2

    berkeman

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    Correct.
     
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