Asked by mvicky.com | 16th May, 2009, 08:58: AM

Expert Answer:

At a point in space, the electric potential (also called the "electrostatic potential") is the potential energy per unit of charge that is associated with a static electric field. It is a scalar quantity, typically measured in volts.

Potential Difference is the difference in the electric potentials at two different points in space.

Answered by  | 18th May, 2009, 08:45: PM

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