Lesson: Calculating the Net Electrostatic Force from Multiple Charges
In this lesson, we will learn how to calculate the net electrostatic force produced by multiple charged particles in a given arrangement.
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Worksheet: 14 Questions • 3 Videos
Point charges and are placed 1.0 m apart. What is the magnitude of the force on a third charge placed midway between and and ?
Two fixed particles, each of charge C, are 24 cm apart. What magnitude force do they exert on a third particle of charge C that is 13 cm from each of them?
Find the net force halfway between the two fixed charges.
Find the net force 0.500 m to the left of the µC charge.
Find the net force 0.500 m above the µC charge in a direction perpendicular to the line joining the two fixed charges.