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    Two positive charges of +0.2 µC and +0.01 µC are placed 10 cm apart. Calculate the work done in reducing their distance to 5 cm.

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    An unusual but interesting problem involving electric potential has been solved. I have used the definition of electric potential energy to answer this question.

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