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Two electrons in an atom are separated by 1.5 x 10^-11 meters; the typical size of an atom. What is the electrical force between them? Is this an attraction or a repulsion?
- Anonymous1 month ago
Qe = 1.6*10^-19
k = 9*10^9
F = k*Qe^2/d^2 = 9.10^9*2.56*10^-38*10^22/1.5^2 = 1.0*10^-6 N
...same sign results in repulsion