Problem: a. Draw equipotential line near the positive and negative charges below. b. Draw solid electric field lines based on the fact that they are perpendicular to the equipotential lines at every point. Include arrows on the electric field lines to indicate their direction.

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Electric field lines point radially away from the positive charges and towards negative charges.

Electric field lines are perpendicular to the equipotential lines.  

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a. Draw equipotential line near the positive and negative charges below. 

b. Draw solid electric field lines based on the fact that they are perpendicular to the equipotential lines at every point. Include arrows on the electric field lines to indicate their direction.

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