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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.

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