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Three charges Q, 2Q and 8Q are to be placed on a line whose length is R metre. Locate the position where these charges should be placed such that the potebpote energy of system is minimum

Three charges Q, 2Q and 8Q are to be placed on a line whose length is R metre. Locate the position where these charges should be placed such that the potebpote energy of system is minimum
 

Grade:12

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Arun
25758 Points
4 years ago
Dear student
 
Just write the expression of potential energy and then differentiate it w.r.t. x and then you can find point of equilibrium.
 
Instead of R is any numerical value is there then it will be easy to solve

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