Question

Equipotential surfaces

A

are closer in regions of large electric fields compared to regions of lower electric fields

B

will be more crowded near sharp edges of a conductor

C

will always be equally spaced

D

both (a) and (b) are correct

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Solution

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Correct option is D)

Electric field
i.e., equipotential surfaces are closer in regions of large electric fields compared to regions of lower electric field. At sharp edges of a conductor, charge density is more. Therefore electric field is stronger. Hence equipotential surfaces are more crowded.

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