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Three Charges Angle

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The distance between Charge #1 and Charge #2 is equal to the distance between Charge #1 and Charge #3. The magnitude of the charges is equal.

What are the directions of the net electrostatic force acting on the three charges in the image?

A

Charge #1: $\rightarrow $
Charge #2: $\leftarrow$
Charge #3: $\uparrow$

B

Charge #1: $\leftarrow $
Charge #2: $\rightarrow$
Charge #3: $\downarrow$

C

Charge #1: $\searrow $
Charge #2: $\nwarrow$
Charge #3: $\nwarrow$

D

Charge #1: $\nwarrow $
Charge #2: $\searrow$
Charge #3: $\searrow$