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In which direction do electric field lines emanate from a charged object? A. parallel to the surface of the source charge B. at an oblique angle from the surface of the source charge C. perpendicular to the surface of the source charge D. at an obtuse angle from the surface of the source charge

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  1. Michele_Laino
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    please wait a moment

  2. anonymous
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    ok!

  3. Michele_Laino
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    it is option C, since the surface of a charged conductor is an equipotential surface, and the unique way to get an equipotential surface is when the electric field is perpendicular to that surface, namely: |dw:1433440398104:dw|

  4. anonymous
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    ohh okay! so it is option C? perpendicular?

  5. Michele_Laino
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    that's right!

  6. anonymous
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    yay!! thank you:)

  7. Michele_Laino
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    :)

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