Physics Practice Problems Coulomb's Law (Electric Force) Practice Problems Solution: Two charges, Q1 and Q2, are separated by a certain...

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Solution: Two charges, Q1 and Q2, are separated by a certain distance R. If the magnitudes of their charges are doubled and their separation is halved, then what happens to the electrical force between these charges? A) It increases by a factor of 16. B) It is quadrupled. C) It is doubled. D) It stays the same.

Problem

Two charges, Q1 and Q2, are separated by a certain distance R. If the magnitudes of their charges are doubled and their separation is halved, then what happens to the electrical force between these charges?

A) It increases by a factor of 16.

B) It is quadrupled.

C) It is doubled.

D) It stays the same.