Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles

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When using Coulomb's law, increasing the charge on one particle by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

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1. Increasing the distance between particles by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

2. Decreasing the charge on both particles by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of Coulomb's Law and its influence on science.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Increasing the charge of a particle
  • Increasing the distance between particles
  • Decreasing the charge on both particles
  • Decreasing the distance

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Coulomb's Law
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Coulomb's Law
  • Lesson comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important points from the related natural science lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Coulomb's Law: Variables Affecting the Force Between Two Charged Particles. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Coulomb's Law
  • Defines particle charge
  • Explains the effect of distance between charges
  • Covers the total effects of charge and distance
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