Ian G.

asked • 04/13/17

Physics Force on Proton

What would the force on a proton be at (0,0)m be if 6 electrons were arranged in a regular
hexagon centred on (0,0)m?
 
I was thinking along the lines of finding the electric field at the centre. Since all charges are equal would the total electric field be
 
E = 6 (KQ/r2)
 
The do F = EQ?
If this is correct  how do we know the distance (r) to work out the Electric field.

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Arturo O. answered • 04/13/17

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