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(a) Calculate the potential energy of a system of two

University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman ISBN: 9780321675460 31

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Problem 60P

(a) Calculate the potential energy of a system of two small spheres, one carrying a charge of 2.00 µC and the other a charge of -3.50 µC, with their centers separated by a distance of 0.180 m. Assume that U = 0 when the charges are infinitely separated. (b) Suppose that one sphere is held in place; the other sphere, with mass 1.50 g, is shot away from it. What minimum initial speed would the moving sphere need to escape completely from the attraction of the fixed sphere? (To escape, the moving sphere would have to reach a velocity of zero when it is infinitely far from the fixed sphere.)

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Solution 60P Step 1 : Introduction : In this question, we need to find potential energy of 2 small spheres In the second part, we need to minimum speed required by one of the sphere to escape from the attraction by the other sphere Data given 6 Charge of sphere a Q = a.00 × 10 C Charge of sphere b Q =b3.50 × 10 C 6 Distance between the sphere d = 0.180 m 3 Mass of sphere m = 1.50 g = 1.5 × 10 kg

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

This full solution covers the following key subjects: sphere, moving, separated, other, Charge. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 26 chapters, and 2929 solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: University Physics, edition: 13. The answer to “(a) Calculate the potential energy of a system of two small spheres, one carrying a charge of 2.00 µC and the other a charge of -3.50 µC, with their centers separated by a distance of 0.180 m. Assume that U = 0 when the charges are infinitely separated. (b) Suppose that one sphere is held in place; the other sphere, with mass 1.50 g, is shot away from it. What minimum initial speed would the moving sphere need to escape completely from the attraction of the fixed sphere? (To escape, the moving sphere would have to reach a velocity of zero when it is infinitely far from the fixed sphere.)” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 110 words. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 60P from chapter: 23 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 05/06/17, 06:07PM. University Physics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321675460. Since the solution to 60P from 23 chapter was answered, more than 455 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer.

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