I didn't understood that how can electric field has a direction as it is the area surrounding a charge? please explain in simple words.

Asked by Vrushahi Patel | 16th Sep, 2012, 02:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Electric field is not the area surrounding a charge.
it basically represents the direction of force on a charge due to the field by another charge.
It has no relation with the area just the charge due to which it is there and the distance from the charge.

Answered by  | 18th Sep, 2012, 11:48: PM

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