What does the following statement mean:---- "Electric field lines contract longitudinally".

Asked by mahesh meghwal | 23rd May, 2012, 09:59: AM

Expert Answer:

As electric field lines emanates from positive charge and go to negative charge, hence they get contracted longitudinally, this is the indication of force of attraction b/w unlike charges.
 
electric field varies as the inverse of R^2

Answered by  | 23rd May, 2012, 10:32: AM

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