Question

Consider the equipotential surfaces shown in Figure. In this region of space, what is the approximate
direction of the electric field?

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A

It is out of the page.

B

It is into the page.

C

It is toward the top of the page.

D

It is toward the bottom of the page.

E

The field is zero.

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Correct option is D)

The potential is decreasing toward the bottom of the page, so the electric field is downward.

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