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Two point charges qa and qb are located on the x-axis at x

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Standard Edition (Chs 1-36) | 4th Edition | ISBN: 9780134081496 | Authors: Randall D. Knight (Professor Emeritus) ISBN: 9780134081496 191

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Problem 25.68

Two point charges qa and qb are located on the x-axis at x = a and x = b. FIGURE EX25.34 is a graph of V, the electric potential. a. What are the signs of qa and qb? b. What is the ratio qa/qb ? c. Draw a graph of Ex, the x-component of the electric field, as a function of x.

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Week 5 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:13 AM  Potentials and charged conductors ○ Vsurface= Wab=- PE All points on surface of charged conductor in electrostatic eq are at same potential Electric potential constant everywhere on surface and equal to inside value Eqiupotential surfaces- surface on which all points are at same potential V=Vb-Va=0 Wab= - PE=-q V=0 No work needed to move chrge at constant speed on equipot surface Electric field is perpendicular to equipot surface Equipot & EF lines Equipot- family of spheres centered on point charge Potential dec along direction of EF lines EF lines perpendicular to E pot

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Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Standard Edition (Chs 1-36)
Edition: 4
Author: Randall D. Knight (Professor Emeritus)
ISBN: 9780134081496

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