Physics Practice Problems Coulomb's Law (Electric Force) Practice Problems Solution: Two positive point charges Q and 2Q are separated ...

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Solution: Two positive point charges Q and 2Q are separated by a distance R. If the charge Q experiences a force of magnitude F when the separation is R, what is the magnitude of the force on the charge 2Q when the separation is 2R? A) F/4 B) F/2 C) F D) 2F E) 4F

Problem

Two positive point charges Q and 2Q are separated by a distance R. If the charge Q experiences a force of magnitude F when the separation is R, what is the magnitude of the force on the charge 2Q when the separation is 2R?

A) F/4

B) F/2

C) F

D) 2F

E) 4F