Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133942651
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Chapter 23 - The Electric Field - Conceptual Questions: 15

Answer

The triangle is not in equilibrium.

Work Step by Step

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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