Coulomb's Law Definition

Coulomb's Law relates force between charges to amount of charges and distance between them.
Coulomb's Law relates force between charges to amount of charges and distance between them. Wikipedia GNU Free Documentation License

Definition: Coulomb's Law is a law stating the force between two charges is proportional to the amount of charge on both charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.

F ∝ Q1Q2/r2

where
F = force between the charges
Q1 and Q2 = amount of charge
r = distance between the two charges.

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