Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Part 5 - Multiple-Choice Practice Exam: 3

Answer

According to Coulomb's Law, charged particles placed twice as close to each other experience a force four times as strong.

Work Step by Step

The electrostatic force is governed by an inverse-square law. This is discussed on page 411.
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