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A test charge q is moved without acceleration from A to C along the path from A to B and then to C in electric field E as shown in the figure. Calculate potential difference between A and C. At which point is the electric potential more and why?

A test charge q is moved without acceleration from A to C along the path from A to B and then to C in electric field E as shown in the figure.
  1. Calculate potential difference between A and C.
  1. At which point is the electric potential more and why?
 

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2 Answers

SHIVANSHU
39 Points
7 years ago
P.D. between A and C is same as P.D. between A and B.(since E is conservative in nature )
also Pot. decreases in direction of E.Thus A is at higher pot.
P.D b/w A and B = E.(AB)=E.4=4E V.
plz reply if ans. is correct or not.
Vishakha Chourasia
37 Points
7 years ago
Yes answer is Correct.Thanks.

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