# A charge of #-5 C# is at #(1, 3 )# and a charge of #1 C# is at #(8,4 ) #. If both coordinates are in meters, what is the force between the charges?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

You first want to use the coordinates to calculate a distance between the charges.

The distance between the two charges is

This will be your radius when calculating for the electric force. The formula for the electric force is

where

*( #-5#)*(