Calculating electric potential charges on point particles
Two point particles, each with charge Q, are placed at positions +- a x.
A) What is the elctric potential anywhere along the y axis?
B) How much energy does it take to move a thrid particle, charge Q, from infinity to a position in order to make an equilateral triangle among the charges? (ie. all edges have length 2a)© SolutionLibrary Inc. solutionlibary.com 9836dcf9d7 https://solutionlibrary.com/physics/classical-mechanics/calculating-electric-potential-charges-on-point-particles-3hv
...harge at -a will be k*Q/Sqrt(y*y+a*a). Therefore the potential at position y will be
B)The simplest way to find the energy needed is to ...