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Electric Field Strength: Two Charged Spheres

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Two charged spheres ($q_1=+4.5\times10^{-6}\text{ C}$ and $q_2=-1.7\times10^{-6}\text{ C}$) are located so that their center-to-center distance is $64\text{ cm}$.

Laura L. Lang. Created by Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

What is the electric field at the point half way between the spheres?

A

$5.5\times10^5\text{ N/C}$ to the left

B

$2.5\times10^5\text{ N/C}$ to the left

C

$2.5\times10^5\text{ N/C}$ to the right

D

$5.5\times10^5\text{ N/C}$ to the right