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# A noint charge of magnitude 5.00$\mu \mathrm{C}$ is at the origin of a coordinate system, and a charge of $-4.00 \mu \mathrm{C}$ is at the point $x=$ 1.00 $\mathrm{m}$ . There is a point on the $x$ -axis, at $x$ less than infinity, where the electric field goes to zero. (a) Show by conceptual arguments hat this point cannot be located betwcen the charges. (b) Show by conceptual arguments that the point cannot be at any location between $x=0$ and negative infinity. (c) Show by conceptual arguments that the point must be between $x=1.00 \mathrm{m}$ and $x=$ positive infinity. (d) Use the values given to find the point and show that it is consistent with your conceptual argument.

## The position of point p from origin is $x+1=8.47 \mathrm{m}+1 \mathrm{m}$$=9.47 \mathrm{m}$

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##### Top Physics 102 Electricity and Magnetism Educators ##### Christina K.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ##### Andy C.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  ### Video Transcript

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##### Top Physics 102 Electricity and Magnetism Educators ##### Christina K.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ##### Andy C.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  