Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 16 - Electric Charge and Electric Field - Misconceptual Questions: 4

Answer

Choice D.

Work Step by Step

The strength of the field is proportional to the spacing/density of the field lines. At point 1 the field lines are spaced more closely than they are at point 2. Therefore, the electric field at point 1 is stronger than the electric field at point 2.
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