Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 43 - The Nervous System - Figure 43.16 - Data Analysis: 1

Answer

The two potentials would add together and cancel, since they have the same amplitude with opposite signs.

Work Step by Step

Potentials add like any other waves, such as sound waves or water waves. Sound waves can be used to cancel one another in noise-reducing headphones.
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