Q. 9

If a charge is placed at rest in an electric field, will its path be along a line of force? Discuss the situation when the lines of force are straight and when they are cured.

Answer :


Yes, when a charge is placed at rest in an electric field its path will be tangential the line of force. When the lines of forces are straight, the path of the charge would be in a straight line. When the lines of force are curved, the path of the charge would be tangential to the curve.


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