The electric force can be expressed as:
For a negative charge, F = -qE
A free negative charge released in an electric field will
a) remain at rest.
b) accelerate in a direction perpendicular to the electric field.
c) accelerate in the same direction as the electric field is pointing.
d) accelerate along a circular path.
e) accelerate in the direction opposite the electric field.
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