2 point charges q1=0.2C and q2=0.4C are placed 0.1m apart.

Asked by ekta | 18th Apr, 2013, 03:57: PM

Expert Answer:

The electric field due to charge q1 at midpoint will be:
E1 = (k.q1)/(0.05) towrads the other charge.
and due to other charge it is:
E2 = (k.q2)/(0.05) towards the other charge.
Thus they are opposite to each other
thus net field
E = E2-E1 towards charge q1 (because q2>q1)
E = k(0.2)/0.05

Answered by  | 18th Apr, 2013, 09:38: PM

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