Magnitude & Direction of the Electric Force on a Point Charge

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What is the direction of the net electric force on q1?

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1. What is the magnitude of the net force exerted on q1?

2. What is the magnitude and direction of the force exerted on q2 by q1?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, see what you know about magnitude and direction of the electric force on a point charge. You need to know how to calculate the magnitude of the net force for the quiz, which consists of five practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Determining the direction of the force
  • Calculating magnitude for a net electric force
  • Finding both magnitude and direction in a force exertion practice problem

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on magnitude and direction of electric force on point charges
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how to find the direction of net electric force
  • Problem solving - use what you've learned to solve practice problems involving net electric force

Additional Learning

You can gain more knowledge by using the lesson called Magnitude & Direction of the Electric Force on a Point Charge. Some other topics you can review include:

  • Coulomb's Law
  • Attractive vs. repulsive forces
  • Working with charges that aren't on a straight line
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