Problem 22.3: Net charge

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In the animation the electrostatic force on each charge is indicated by an arrow (position is given in meters). The magnitude of each charge is 1 C, and the blue charge is negative. What is the net charge shown in the animation? Restart.

Problem authored by Wolfgang Christian, Melissa Dancy, and Chuck Bennett.

Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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