University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321973615
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-361-0

Chapter 21 - Electric Charge and Electric Field - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 713: Q21.19


a. Object B is positive. b. The field is stronger near object A.

Work Step by Step

a. Electric field lines emerge from positive charges and end on negative charges. b. From the diagram, it is clear that the field line density is higher near object A, i.e, the lines are closer together.
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