Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 17 - Electric Potential - Questions: 2

Answer

A negative charge released from rest moves toward a region of higher potential, against the direction of the electric field. A positive charge released from rest moves toward a region of lower electric potential.

Work Step by Step

In both cases, the potential energy of both charges decreases and their kinetic energy increases.
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