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If an electric dipole is placed along the X axis and we measure the potential at a point in the negative X axis then why does the sum of the potential not becomes zero.
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If an electric dipole is placed along the X axis and we measure the potential at a point in the negative X axis then why does the sum of the potential not becomes zero.
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dw:1381951889730:dw
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm not sure. But Isn't this refering to superposition principle? You have more of a pull on A.
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praxer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
In the attachment there is a example and in the solution it is given that there is no possibility of potentials due to two charges to adding upto zero for x<0
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I think for this you should be using \(\sf \color{}{F = 2aqr_0}\) ? Right? In terms of el. dipole.
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praxer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hmmm, but when it comes for potential it is pk/r^2 in an axial dipole
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Isn't that torque??
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Sorry I forgot all my phsycs I took E&M like 4 years ago. And I have no books to help me. lol
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praxer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But the question said about potential, so i think we should not bring about electric field. Because in the solution it was given that on the negative axis there is no possibility of the potential to become Zero.
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Maybe @zepdrix can help.
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Study23 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't have much experience with this topic in physics... I just started physics recently (on vectors displacement and the like...) Sorry, @praxer! Maybe you could help me out?
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praxer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@e.mccormick can u hlp me undrstnd this..
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm sure @Luigi0210 can help.
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praxer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@abb0t no one did help :(
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