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## In which direction does the electric field point at a position directly west of a negative charge?

Electric fields point in the direction of decreasing potential. If there is only one negative charge, the most negative spot would be directly where the charge is. If we measure the electric field to its west, the field would be pointing to the charge, which is to that point’s east.

## In what direction will a negatively charged particle move in an electric field?

This indicates that the force is equal at all points in the field. Negatively charged particles, for example electrons will move in the opposite direction to the arrow.

## What is the direction of the electric field at a point directly below a negative charge Q Updownleftright?

In this case, we have a negative charge Q: since the field lines are towards the charge, if we are at a point directly below the charge, the direction of the field is toward the charge, so upward.

## What is the direction of electric intensity if a point charge is negative?

The electric field intensity due to a positive charge is always directed away from the charge and the intensity due to a negative charge is always directed towards the charge.

## Does a moving charge have an electric field?

There is still an electric field associated with the moving charge, but there is now also a magnetic field. Only moving charges can experience this magnetic force. However, there is still an external electric field from the excess charge in the wire that comes from the current source.

## Is electric field negative or positive?

Electric field is not negative. It is a vector and thus has negative and positive directions. An electron being negatively charged experiences a force against the direction of the field. For a positive charge, the force is along the field.

## Can two electric field lines intersect each other?

Electric lines of force never intersect each other because, at the point of intersection, two tangents can be drawn to the two lines of force. This means two directions of the electric field at the point of intersection, which is not possible.

## What happens to the electric field in the capacitor as the charge Q stored in it increases?

What happens to the electric field in the capacitor as the charge, Q, stored in it increases? The field increases as Q. If you decrease the distance between two charged objects what happens to the force between them? You measure a force between 2 charged objects.

5.4 x 106 N/C.

## At which point is the electric field strongest WXYZ?

When the lines are closer to each other, the >electric field is the strongest; when the filed lines are far apart from each other, the electric field is the weakest.

## Which of the following is true for the direction of an electric field?

Which of the following is true for the direction of an electric field? It is same as the direction of the force exerted on a positive test charge.