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 - Electrical Properties - Misconceptual Questions: 1

Answer

Choice B.

Work Step by Step

The electric potential is determined by the electric field that is in place and does not depend on the charge that you place in the field. Doubling the charge doesn’t change the electric potential. The electric potential energy is the charge multiplied by the electric potential. Doubling the charge will double the electric PE.
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