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A system of three same and equal charges is forming an equilateral triangle.Find the point at which the electrostatic potential is zero inside the triangle.

A system of three same and equal charges is forming an equilateral triangle.Find the point at which the electrostatic potential is zero inside the triangle.

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
11 years ago

Dear student,

Write the electric potential for individual charges and then take components in X and Y direction and put that to zero to find the value of x.

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Sagar Singh

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509 Points
11 years ago

potential cannot be zero any where inside or outside since charges are of same magnitude....field can be zero....

at least one of the charge should have oppsite sign then only potential can be zero at some point....

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