Charge on String in Electric Field
In this problem you must determine the charge on a pith ball that is suspended in a charged capacitor. You will be given the mass of the pith ball, the angle that the string makes with the vertical and the gravitational field of the planet on which this system is located.
You will also be told the potential difference between the plates of the capacitor and the distance between the plates of the capacitor. You can ignore edge effects of the capacitor.
Finally, you must find the tension in the string holding the pith ball.
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