Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321740904
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Chapter 26 - The Electric Field - Conceptual Questions - Page 775: 15

Answer

Force on the positive charges will be towards left and that on negative charges will be towards right. This will cause a torque and the triangle will move counter-clockwise. Hence, the triangle is not in equilibrium.
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Force on the positive charges will be towards left and that on negative charges will be towards right. This will cause a torque and the triangle will move counter-clockwise. Hence, the triangle is not in equilibrium.
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