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    Electric force on an electron

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    What is the electric force (with direction) on an electron in a uniform electric field of strength 2780 N/C that points due east? Take the positive direction to be east.

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    F = q * E

    F is the force exerted by the electric field on the charge.

    E is the electric field--a vector whose magnitude is given as 2780 Newtons per ...

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