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the electrical potencial of earth is taken as zero? Why?

the electrical potencial of earth is taken as zero? Why?

Grade:upto college level

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Mukesh Sharma
askIITians Faculty 43 Points
7 years ago
Earth is a good conductor of very large size.When some small charge is given to earth,its potential does not change. Hence potential of earth is assumed to be zero.It is like sea level being taken as zero level for measuring all heights.
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Mukesh Sharma
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