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an electron is released from rest in a region of space with a nonzero electric field. which of the following statement is true (a) the electron will begin moving towards a region of higher potential (b) the electron will begin moving towards a region of lower potential (c) the electron will begin moving along a line of lower potential (d) nothing can be concluded unless the direction of the electric field is known please give me answer with reason

 


 

an electron is released from rest in a region of space with a nonzero electric field. which of the following statement is true


 (a) the electron will begin moving towards a region of higher potential


 (b) the electron will begin moving towards a region of lower potential


 (c) the electron will begin moving along a line of lower potential


 (d) nothing can be concluded unless the direction of the electric field is known


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please give me answer with reason


Grade:11

1 Answers

kedar joshi
35 Points
11 years ago

hi

the electron will begin to move towards region of higher potential if force is applied against direction of electric feild but as direction of electric feild is not mentioned it cannot be decided.

hence answer must be D.

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