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Question: the dipole moment of the water molecule h2o is 6171030cm...

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The dipole moment of the water molecule (H2O) is 6.17×10−30C⋅m. Consider a water molecule located at the origin whose dipole moment p⃗ points in the +x-direction. A chlorine ion (Cl−), of charge −1.60×10−19C, is located at x=3.00×10−9m. Assume that x is much larger than the separation d between the charges in the dipole, so that the approximate expression for the electric field along the dipole axis can be used.

Find the magnitude of the electric force that the water molecule exerts on the chlorine ion.

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