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haganmc

  • 3 years ago

What are the strength and direction of the electric field at the position indicated by the dot in the figure (Figure 1) ? I have the Electric field but how do you find direction???

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  1. haganmc
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  3. CliffSedge
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    A little trig and pythagorean theorem will clean this right up.

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    Do you have the vector components of each field?

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    If you want to put the direction in terms of an angle above horizontal, say, then take inverse tangent of (vertical component / horizontal component).

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