PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II

Answer for Ch. 22, 19P

a) Q = - 2 sqrt(2) q

b) For both the force on Q and the force on q to vanish, we would require that Q = - 2 sqrt(2) q and q = - 2 sqrt(2) Q be satisfied simultaneously which is not possible unless q = Q = 0.


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