Derive expression for electrostatic potential at any general point due to an electric dipole the NCERT WAY (PROPERLY EXPLAINING THE APPROXIMATIONS MADE).

Asked by verma2 | 2nd Jun, 2012, 11:43: PM

Expert Answer:

Potential due to an Electric Dipole


The potential at point P is the algebraic sum of the potentials due to -q and +q charges. Hence



Potential at point P due to the dipole along the equatorial line will be zero as P is equidistant from the two charges.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2012, 09:24: AM

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