Question

The electrostatic force says that like charges should repel each other. Explain, then, how the nucleus of an atom holds together.

Answer #1

Two charges are separated by 2 m and repel each other with a
force of 20 N. If they are moved to a separation of 4 m, what will
be the repulsive force?

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of -0.2071 N when separated by 50
cm, center-to-center. The spheres are then connected by a thin
conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the spheres repel each
other with an electrostatic force of 0.1165 N. What were the
initial charges on the spheres? Since one is negative and you
cannot tell which is positive or negative, there are two solutions.
Take the absolute value of...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of -0.5574 N when
separated by 50 cm, center-to-center. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.0325
N. What were the initial charges on the spheres? Since one
is negative and you cannot tell which is positive or negative,
there are two solutions. Take the absolute value of...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of -0.3797 N when
separated by 50 cm, center-to-center. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.0608
N. What were the initial charges on the spheres? Since one
is negative and you cannot tell which is positive or negative,
there are two solutions. Take the absolute value of...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of 0.4596 N when their
center-to-center separation is 50 cm. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.2525 N.
What were the initial charges on the spheres? Since one is negative
and you cannot tell which is positive or negative, there are two
solutions. Take the absolute value...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of -0.2848 N when
separated by 50 cm, center-to-center. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.0608
N. What were the initial charges on the spheres? Since one
is negative and you cannot tell which is positive or negative,
there are two solutions. Take the absolute value of...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of -0.5437 N when
separated by 50 cm, center-to-center. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.0032
N. What were the initial charges on the spheres? Since one
is negative and you cannot tell which is positive or negative,
there are two solutions. Take the absolute value of...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of -1.0112 N when separated by 50
cm, center-to-center. The spheres are then connected by a thin
conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the spheres repel each
other with an electrostatic force of 0.1165 N. What were the
initial charges on the spheres? Since one is negative and you
cannot tell which is positive or negative, there are two solutions.
Take the absolute value of...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of 0.107 N when their
center-to-center separation is 46.6 cm. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.0321 N.
Of the initial charges on the spheres, with a positive net charge,
what was (a) the negative charge on one of them
and (b) the positive charge on the...

Two identical conducting spheres, fixed in place, attract each
other with an electrostatic force of 0.155 N when their
center-to-center separation is 45.4 cm. The spheres are then
connected by a thin conducting wire. When the wire is removed, the
spheres repel each other with an electrostatic force of 0.0386 N.
Of the initial charges on the spheres, with a positive net charge,
what was (a) the negative charge on one of them
and (b) the positive charge on the...

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