Charge q1=+25 nC is at the origin, charge q2=-15 nC is on the x axis at x=2.0 m, and charge q0=+20 nC is at the point x=2.0 m, y=2.0 m. Find the magnitude and direction of the resultant electric force on q0.

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The net electric force on q0 is the vector sum of the individual electric forces exerted on q0. Compute each force from Coulomb's law and write it in terms of its rectangular components. Then use the components to find the vector quantity of interest.

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