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Problem: Consider three electric field patterns due to static electric charges outside the regions shown. Which patterns are physically possible?1. (a) and (c)2. (c) only3. (b) only4. (b) and (c)5. (a) only6. (a) and (b)

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Electric field lines are directed radially outward from a positive charge and radially inward towards a negative point charge.

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Consider three electric field patterns due to static electric charges outside the regions shown. 

Which patterns are physically possible?

1. (a) and (c)

2. (c) only

3. (b) only

4. (b) and (c)

5. (a) only

6. (a) and (b)

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