Asked by Samson Shaji Varghese | 15th Apr, 2014, 03:42: PM

Expert Answer:

The electrostatic potential at a point in an electric field may be defined as the amount of work done per unit test charge in moving it from infinity to that point against the electrostatic force.
 
 
The electrostatic potential energy of a system of point charges is defined as the work required to be done to bring the charges constituting the system to their respective locations from infinity.
 

Answered by  | 15th Apr, 2014, 06:18: PM

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