Is the electric field due to a point charge q1 on another point charge q2 equal and opposite to the

Asked by ghoshputai | 6th Apr, 2010, 10:20: PM

Expert Answer:

No,

Electric field due to a point charge q at a distance r is given by,

kq/r2.

So at any location r the electric field due a charge is independent due to any other charge.

However the multiple electric fields due to multiple point charges at a point get added.

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Answered by  | 7th Apr, 2010, 06:26: PM

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