Electric potential is defined as the work done against the electric field to bring a charge from infinity to a point within the electric field.
The electric field lines are all going to infinity.
The diagram shows three spatial points (A, B, and C) in a uniform electric field that points from left to right in the plane of this page. Each point has an associated electric potential (VA, VB, VC). Rank the potentials for these three points, from least to greatest. Add a point D to this diagram such that it is at a lower potential than points A or B but at a higher potential than point C.
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