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# Problem: Suppose a region of space has a uniform electric field, directed toward the right, as shown in the figure. Which statement is true? A) The voltage at all three location is the same. B) The voltage at point A and B are equal, and the voltage at point C is higher than the voltage at point A. C) The voltage at points A and B are equal, and the voltage at point C is lower than the voltage at point A. D) The voltage at point A is the highest, the voltage at point B is the second highest, and the voltage at point C is the lowest. E) None of the above.

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Suppose a region of space has a uniform electric field, directed toward the right, as shown in the figure. Which statement is true?

A) The voltage at all three location is the same.

B) The voltage at point A and B are equal, and the voltage at point C is higher than the voltage at point A.

C) The voltage at points A and B are equal, and the voltage at point C is lower than the voltage at point A.

D) The voltage at point A is the highest, the voltage at point B is the second highest, and the voltage at point C is the lowest.

E) None of the above.

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