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# Electrostatics: Coulomb's law, Resultant force

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There are 3 electrostatic charges q1=-1Q, q2=2Q and q3=1Q. These charges are placed as follows: q2 is placed at the origin, q1 is placed at a distance +B from the origin on the positive y axis and charge q3 is placed a distance +B from the origin on the positive x axis.

Find the force (magnitude and direction) on q3 due to q1 and q2. Please give the answer in vector notation (Cartesian coordinates)

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The magnitude and direction of the force on a charge due to two other non-linear charges is determined.

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There are 3 electrostatic charges q1=-1Q, q2=2Q and q3=1Q. These charges are placed as follows: q2 is placed at the origin, q1 is placed at a distance +B from the origin on the positive y axis and charge q3 is placed a distance +B from the origin on the positive x axis.
find the force ...

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