# Work out? Two identical charged bodies are 3 cm apart exert a force of #4 × 10^-4\ "N"# on each other. The charge on each body is_______? Thanks

##### 1 Answer

Jun 7, 2018

#### Explanation:

From Coulomb’s Law

#"F" = ("kq"_1"q"_2)/"d"^2#

It’s given that bodies are identically charged. So,

#"F" = "kq"^2/"d"^2#

From above