# Question

An electric dipole has charges of ± 4.55pC that are separated by 6.00 cm. The dipole lies on the x-axis and its center is at the origin. Located at y = + 4.00 is a point charge carrying a charge of – 2.50pC.

(a) Determine the net force on the dipole and its initial center of mass acceleration (including direction) if it has a total mass of 7.25 ng.

(b) Determine the torque on the dipole about its center of mass, including direction.

(a) Determine the net force on the dipole and its initial center of mass acceleration (including direction) if it has a total mass of 7.25 ng.

(b) Determine the torque on the dipole about its center of mass, including direction.

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