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metallic and electrically neutral

Object A is metallic and electrically neutral. It is charged by induction so that it acquires a charge of -3.0 x 10^-6 C. Object B is identical to object A and is also electrically neutral. It is charged by induction so that it acquires a charge of +3.0 x 10^-6 C. What is the difference in mass between the charged objects an

Physics Questions (Multiple Choice)

Question 1: If there is a force of 5.0 x 10-12 N acting to the left on an electron, the electric field intensity at the location of this electron will be: a. zero. b. 8.0 x 10-31 N/C to the left c. 3.1 x 107 N/C to the left d. 3.1 x 107 N/C to the right e. none of these Question 2: In one mole or 18 grams of

Economies of Scope/Logistics/Break Even

9. (a) What is the meaning of economies of scope? How do they differ from economies of scale? (b) What do learning curves show? How do they differ from economies of scale? What is the usefulness of learning curves as a managerial tool? What is the reason for rising international trade in inputs and the use of foreign trade in in

Find the probability that they meet again after N steps.

This is from Reif's Statistical and Thermal Physics: Two drunks start out together at the origin, each having equal probability of making a step to the left or right along the x-axis. Find the probability that they meet again after N steps. It is to be understood that the men make their steps simultaneously. (It may be helpf

electric field along central axis of uniformly charged ring

Charge is uniformly distributed around a ring of radius R= 2.40 cm and the resulting electric field magnitude E is measured along the ring's central axis ( perpendicular to the plane of the ring). At what distance from the ring's center is E maximum? In this question, I end up with E(total) = (q * z) / 4*Pi * e * (R^2 + z^2)

Electricity and Magnetism (Ampere's Law)

1. The long, straight wire AB shown in Figure (Please see the attached file) carries a current of 14 A. The rectangular loop whose long edges are parallel to the wire carries a current of 5 A. Find the magnitude and direction of the net force exerted on the loop by the magnetic field of the wire. 2. A long straight solid cyli

Force between a point charge and conducting sphere

Using method of images, find the force of attraction between an external point charge +Q and a conducting sphere of potential V_0. Take the charge to be a distance D from the center of the sphere. What value of V_0 makes the force equal 0?

Charge density induced on the surface of grounded plane

Consider a point charge +q at a distance d above an infinite grounded conducting plane. (a) Determine the charge density induced on the surface, then integrate to find the total surface charge. (b) Find the force that the point charge exerts on the conductor by considering the force on the induced surface charge densi

Polarization of light

Light is send through the two-sheet polarizing system with unknown orientation of the polarizing axes (see attachment). If the ratio of the emerging intensity to the initial intensity is 0.7, is the light initially polarized or not? Prove your answer. Please state what equations you use (if any).

Charges and Electric Field Problems

1. Suppose 4 equal positive charges +Q are arranged in a square as shown in the attached diagram. An "x" marks positions A, B, and C. Draw arrows showing the direction of the electric field at each of those points. (If the field strength is zero at a point, say so.) 2. Now we have 4 charges of equal magnitude, but 2 are posi

Electric Charge

Find the total electric charge of 1 kg of (a) electrons and (b) protons.

Electric Charge

When adhesive tape is pulled from a dispenser, the detached tape acquires a positive charge and the remaining tape in the dispenser acquires a negative charge. If the tape pulled from the dispenser has 0.14 micro C of charge per centimeter, what length of the tape must be pulled to transfer 1.8 x 10^13 electrons to the remaing

PE of particles

Please show all work and show all equations used and diagrams, etc. etc. so I understand completely please. 1) A particle with charge 5.5*10^-8C is fixed at the origin. A particle with a charge -2.3*10-8C charge is moved from X=3.5cm on the x axis to y=3.5cm on the y axis. The change in PE of the two charge system is: 2)

Point Charges and Electric Fields

Please show all work and diagrams plus equations used to solve problem. Thanks! Two point particles, with charges of q1 and q1 are placed a distance r apart. The electric field is zero at a point P between the particles on the line segment connecting them. We conclude that: (answer C - why) a) q1 and q2 must have the sa

Electrostatic Force Calculations

Please show all work and diagrams plus equations used to solve problem. Thanks! 1) Two identical conducting spheres A and B carry equal charge. They are separated by a distance much larger than their diameters. A third identical conducting sphere C is uncharged. SPhere C is first touched to A, then to B, and finally remov

How to Find Direction and Magnitude Net Electrostatic Force

Please give step by step solutions without skipping details to solve and give the answers please! QUESTION GIVEN: 1) In the figure, a central particle of charge -q is surrounded by two circular rings of charged particles. What are the magnitude and direction of the net electrostatic force on the central particle due to the

Electric Potential and Four Point Charges

Four point charges q = +3.6 uC are arranged in a square of edge length 2.0 cm. What is the electric potential at the center of the square? What is the electric potential at the midpoint of one edge?

Algebraic Expressions

1. Simplify: 8[a - b(3- 4a)] - 6a[2-a(3-b)] 2. Simplify: (6x2 - 3y + 2z2) + (7y + 8x2) + (3y2 - 4x) 3. Subtract 6x2 - 4y2 + 8xy from 9x2 + xy - 3y2. 4. Simplify 2 [(4x + 6) - (x - 6) + (4x - 8)/2] 5. Simplify the expression: 8 - [3x + 9y - {2x - y} + 8x + 5y] 6. Simplify 3(6x - 5) - [3(1 - 8x) + 5] 7. If P = 3y + 7x

Relationship of Forces

With respects to forces, how are electric charge and mass alike? How are they different? I am not sure but does this have anything to do with Coulomb's Law??

The Net Electric Field

Question: Two charges, -18 and +4.0 microcoulombs, are fixed in place and separated by 3.0 meters. At what spot along a line through the charges is the net electric field zero? Locate this spot relative to the positive charge. Let the positive charge be at x=0 and the negative charge be at x=3.0 meters. Make sure the answer is i

Elecrostatic force

An equilateral triangle has sides of 0.12 meters. Charges of -8.6, +8.0 and +1.6 micro Coulombs are located at the corners of the triangle. Find the magnitude of the net electrostatic force exerted on the 1.6 micro Coulomb charge.