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: 7

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

The plates are not like point charges, with the electric field decreasing with distance. The electric field lines created by a charged plate are parallel with equal spacing. Bringing the plates closer has little effect on the electric field between them.
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