Find the net force on q3. Include the

direction (+ or -).

(Unit = N) PLS HELP!

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Find the net force on q3. Include the

direction (+ or -).

(Unit = N) PLS HELP!

[tex]Find the net force on q3. Include the direction (+ or -). (Unit = N) PLS HELP![/tex]

Explanation:

First of all we shall find out net electric field at q₃ due to both of the remaining charges .

electric field due to charge Q = k Q / r² where k = 9 x 10⁹ Q is amount of charge and r is distance of point

electric field due to charge 105 x 10⁻⁶ C

= 9 x 10⁹ x 105 x 10⁻⁶ / .95²

= 1.047 x 10⁶ N/C .

It will act away from q₂

electric field due to charge 53 x 10⁻⁶ C

= 9 x 10⁹ x 53 x 10⁻⁶ /( .5+.95)²

= 0.227 x 10⁶ N/C .

It will act towards q₁

These fields are in opposite direction so

net field E = 0.82 x 10⁶ N/C.

It will act away from q₂ .

Force on q₃ due to net field

= q₃ E

= 88 x 10⁻⁶ x 0.82 x 10⁶

= 72.16 N

The direction of this field will be towards q₂ because force on negative charge in a field is always in a direction opposite to the direction of the field.

72.16 N

Explanation:

Given:

q₁ = -53.0 μC

q₂ = 105 μC

q₃ = -88.0 μC

q₁ to q₂ = 0.50 m

q₂ to q₃ = 0.95 m

To find:

Net force on q₃

Solution:

First compute net electric field on q₃

E = F/q = k.Q/d²

The formula of electric field at q₃:

E = k.Q / r²

Where

r is distance

Q is magnitude of charge

k is a constant with a value of 8.99 x 10⁹ N m²/C²

When

q₂ to q₃ = 0.95m and

q₂ = 105 μC then

Find electric field due to charge q₂

E = ( (8.99 x 10⁹)x( 105 x 10⁻⁶) ) / 0.95²

= (8990000000 x 0.000105) / 0.9025

= 943950 / 0.9025

= 1045927.977839

= 1.046 x 10⁶ N/C

This interprets that it will act or point away from q₂

q₁ to q₂= 0.50m

q₂ to q₃ = 0.95m and

q₁ = -53 μC then

Find electric field due to charge q₁

E = (8.99 x 10⁹) x (53 x 10⁻⁶) / (0 .50 + 0.95)²

= (8990000000 x 0.000053) / (1.45)²

= 476470 /2.1025

= 226620.689655

= 0.227 x 10⁶ N/C

This interprets that it will act or point towards q₁

Since these fields are opposite in direction.

Compute Net Field

Net Field = 1.046 x 10⁶ - 0.227 x 10⁶ N/C

= 1046000 - 227000

= 819000

= 0.819 x 10⁶

≈ 0.82 x 10⁶

This interprets that it will act or point away from q₂

Compute force on q3

q₃ E = 88 x 10⁻⁶ x 0.82 x 10⁶

= 88000000 x 820000

= 72160000000000

= 72.16 N

Force on -ive charge in a field is always in a direction opposite to direction of field

So this interprets that direction of this field will be towards q₂.