Electric Field As Derivative of Potential Video Lessons

Concept

Problem: At what point is the electric field stronger?A. at xAB. at xBC. The field is the same strength at both.D. There's not enough information to tell.

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Electric field:

$\overline{){\mathbf{E}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{-}}\frac{\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{x}}}$

The above expression shows that the magnitude of the slope is equal to the magnitude of the slope.

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Problem Details

At what point is the electric field stronger?

A. at xA

B. at xB

C. The field is the same strength at both.

D. There's not enough information to tell.