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: 2

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

Electric field is a vector and the electric potential is a scalar. Halfway between two positive charges the electric field is 0 because the two equal and opposite fields cancel, but V is a positive number (by equation 17-5).
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