Asked by venkat | 29th Jun, 2013, 08:41: PM

Expert Answer:

If the potential at a point is 5V, then that means that 5J of work would be done to bring a test charge of 1C from infinity to that point in space. 
So, basically potential at a given point refers to the amount of energy that would be spent in bringing a unit charge from infinity to that point. 

Answered by  | 29th Jun, 2013, 11:15: PM

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