Question
Tue April 06, 2010 By: Debapratim Ghosh

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

Expert Reply
Wed April 07, 2010

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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