Question

A +1 C charge is placed at position (x,y)=(-2 m,0). A +1.5 C charge is placed at position (x,y)=(2 m, 0).

a) What is the electric potential energy of this charge configuration?

b) What is the electric field (magnitude and direction) at the origin?

c) What is the electric field (magnitude and direction) at position (x,y)=(0 m, 1 m)?

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