# When a proton and a electron is thrown in same directin of electric field then what are their directions??? Plzz explain its reason.......

anurag hundal
21 Points
10 years ago

Suppose the electric field is from left to right..okay...that is frm positive to negative....

now when we throw a negative charge(electron)....it will go upwards.....and the proton will go downwards....

Saurabh Anand
38 Points
10 years ago

firstly you have to understand what electric field is???

electric field is a region where a charge can feel force on it and its direction is in the direction of force on positive charged particle...it means suppose if electric field is along positive x axis then if we place a positive charged particle then it moves in the direction of electric field i.e. along positive x axis....and just reverse is in the case of negative charged particle i.e. electron

.....so now u can conclude that proton moves in the direction of electric field whereas

electron moves in opposite direction of electric field...