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physics
Which of the following statements about electric field lines due to static charges are true? (Select all that apply.) Electric field lines can never cross each other. Static charges can create closed loop electric field lines that do not begin or end on a charge. Wider spacing...
March 16, 2015 by mathew

Physics
A point charge Q1=-2 microcoulomb is located at x=0, and a point charge Q2=+8 microcoulomb, is placed at x=-0.5 on the x axis of a cartesian coordinate system.The goal of this problem is to determine the electric field,at various points along the x axis. a)What is electric ...
February 25, 2013 by Phy

Physics
Gold ions (Au+) are accelerate to high speeds using electric fields. These ions are then passed through a region where uniform electric E and magnetic B fields are present. If the ions are traveling to the right, which configuration of E and B will serve as a velocity selector...
March 13, 2010 by Sandra

Physics
Gold ions (Au+) are accelerate to high speeds using electric fields. These ions are then passed through a region where uniform electric E and magnetic B fields are present. If the ions are traveling to the right, which configuration of E and B will serve as a velocity selector...
March 15, 2010 by mm.

physics
Gold ions (Au+) are accelerate to high speeds using electric fields. These ions are then passed through a region where uniform electric E and magnetic B fields are present. If the ions are traveling to the right, which configuration of E and B will serve as a velocity selector...
March 13, 2010 by lauren

Physics
An electron is accelerated through a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.5x10^2 N/C with an initial speed of 1.2x10^6 m/s parallel to the electric field. a) Calculate the work done on the electron by the field when the electron has travelled 2.5 cm in the field. b) Calculate...
April 21, 2009 by Linn

Physics - important
An electron is accelerated through a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.5x10^2 N/C with an initial speed of 1.2x10^6 m/s parallel to the electric field. a) Calculate the work done on the electron by the field when the electron has travelled 2.5 cm in the field. b) Calculate...
April 21, 2009 by Linn

physics
A uniform electric field exists everywhere in the x, y plane. This electric field has a magnitude of 5700 N/C and is directed in the positive x direction. A point charge -5.4 × 10-9 C is placed at the origin. Find the magnitude of the net electric field at (a) x = -0.13 m, (b...
November 19, 2014 by namabia

Physics
A uniform electric field exists everywhere in the x, y plane. This electric field has a magnitude of 5600 N/C and is directed in the positive x direction. A point charge -9.6 × 10-9 C is placed at the origin. Find the magnitude of the net electric field at (a) x = -0.20 m, (b...
September 27, 2015 by Anonymous

Physics
A proton is moving parallel to a uniform electric field. The electric field accelerates the proton and increases its linear momentum to 5.0 10-23 kg m/s from 1.4 10-23 kg m/s in a time of 6.5 10-6 s. What is the magnitude of the electric field?
August 30, 2007 by Mary

physics
Background pertinent to this problem is available in Interactive LearningWare 18.3. A uniform electric field exists everywhere in the x, y plane. This electric field has a magnitude of 5700 N/C and is directed in the positive x direction. A point charge -5.4 × 10-9 C is placed...
November 18, 2014 by namabia

electric
When an electron moves from A to B along an electric field line in Fig. 24-29, the electric field does 3.66 x 10-19 J of work on it. What are the electric potential differences (a)VB - VA, (b)VC - VA, and (c)VC - VB? in the picture there r four field lines going from down to ...
April 14, 2009 by sweety

Physics II
When an electron moves from A to B along an electric field line, the electric field does 3.94 x 10^-19 J of work on it. What are the electric potential differences (a) Vb - Va, (b) Vc - Va, and (c) Vc - Vb?
February 13, 2011 by Scott

physics
identify tie force fields from the following : density field, temperatuse field, gravitational field, magnetic field, electrostatic field, electric field
June 16, 2015 by Anonymous

Physics
3 There are two charges +Q and –Q/2 that locate at two positions with a separation of d as shown in Fig. 1. We may put +Q at the origin of the x-axis to facilitate the calculation. (a) Find the electric field for +Q and –Q/2 at the position P. (5 points) (b) What is the total ...
September 5, 2010 by David

physics
When an electron moves from A to B along an electric field line in Fig. 24-29, the electric field does 3.66 x 10-19 J of work on it. What are the electric potential differences (a)VB - VA, (b)VC - VA, and (c)VC - VB? in the picture there r four field lines going from down to ...
April 15, 2009 by sweety

PHYSICS
1. Why is an electric field considered to be a vector quantity? 2. Draw the electric field around an electric dipole of +1 µC and -1 µC 3. How many electrons have been removed from a positively charged object if it has a charge of 1.5 x 1011 C? 4. A particle with a charge - 1....
December 21, 2012 by Hayden

physics!
An electric dipole consists of 2.0 g spheres charged to 5.0 nC (positive and negative) at the ends of a 12 cm long massless rod. The dipole rotates on a frictionless pivot at its center. The dipole is held perpendicular to a uniform electric field with field strength 1400V, ...
February 8, 2012 by cha

College Physics
An electric dipole consists of 2.0 g spheres charged to 5.0 nC (positive and negative) at the ends of a 12 cm long massless rod. The dipole rotates on a frictionless pivot at its center. The dipole is held perpendicular to a uniform electric field with field strength 1400V, ...
February 8, 2012 by Collin

college physics
An electric dipole consists of 2.0 g spheres charged to 5.0 nC (positive and negative) at the ends of a 12 cm long massless rod. The dipole rotates on a frictionless pivot at its center. The dipole is held perpendicular to a uniform electric field with field strength 1400V, ...
February 8, 2012 by cha

math/physics
An electron moving through an electric field experiences an acceleration of 6.1 multiplied by 103 m/s2. (a) Find the electric force acting on the electron. (b) What is the strength of the electric field?
January 11, 2010 by jake

physics
explain the relationship between contours of constant potential and the electric field direction. why is the electric field a vector quantity while the electric potential is a scalar?
February 1, 2010 by jake

Physics electric field
A -1.5μC charge experiences a 10i^−N electric force in a certain electric field. What force would a proton experience in the same field? My answer of Fx= 4.17 *10^-13 N is wrong. What am I doing wrong? How do I get the correct answer?
February 3, 2015 by Anonymous

electric
When an electron moves from A to B along an electric field line in Fig. 24-29, the electric field does 3.66 x 10-19 J of work on it. What are the electric potential differences (a)VB - VA, (b)VC - VA, and (c)VC - VB? in the picture there r four field lines going from down to ...
April 14, 2009 by sweety

Physics
An electron with a velocity of v = (3 x + 4 y + 2 z) × 106m/s enters a region where there is both a magnetic field and an electric field. The magnetic field is B = (1 x - 2 y + 4 z)T. If the electron experiences no force as it moves, calculate the electric field.
March 21, 2013 by Lindsey

Physics
An electron with a velocity of v = (3 x + 4 y + 2 z) × 106m/s enters a region where there is both a magnetic field and an electric field. The magnetic field is B = (1 x - 2 y + 4 z)T. If the electron experiences no force as it moves, calculate the electric field.
March 21, 2013 by Lindsey

physics
what kind of force field surrounds a stationary electric charge? What additional field surrounds it when it moves? "what kind of force field surrounds a stationary electric charge?" Electric field. "What additional field surrounds it when it moves?" Magnetic field. THANK YOU ...
December 4, 2006 by amy

Applied Physics
Which is a vector quantity? electric energy electric charge electric power electric field intensity
May 29, 2011 by Scott

physics
The electric potential in a certain region is V = a x2 + b x + c, where a = 15 V/m2, b = −13 V/m, and c = 67 V. 1)Determine the electric field at x = 4 m. 2)Determine the position where the electric field is zero.
September 24, 2011 by physics

physics
please check: Two point charges, initially 1 cm apart, are moved to a distance of 3 cm apart. By what factor do the resulting electric and gravitational forces between them change? a. 9 b. 3 c. 1/3 d. 1/9 D Two positive charges, each of magnitude q, are on the y-axis at points...
March 14, 2009 by physics

physics
A circular surface with a radius of 0.053 m is exposed to a uniform external electric field of magnitude 1.48 104 N/C. The electric flux through the surface is 72 N · m2/C. What is the angle between the direction of the electric field and the normal to the surface?
September 8, 2009 by amber

Physics
A circular surface with a radius of 0.058 m is exposed to a uniform external electric field of magnitude 1.49 104 N/C. The electric flux through the surface is 74 N · m2/C. What is the angle between the direction of the electric field and the normal to the surface?
September 6, 2013 by Sarah

Physics
A circular surface with a radius of 0.058 m is exposed to a uniform external electric field of magnitude 1.49 104 N/C. The electric flux through the surface is 74 N · m2/C. What is the angle between the direction of the electric field and the normal to the surface?
September 6, 2013 by Sarah

Physics
A circular surface with a radius of 0.058 m is exposed to a uniform external electric field of magnitude 1.49 104 N/C. The electric flux through the surface is 74 N · m2/C. What is the angle between the direction of the electric field and the normal to the surface?
September 6, 2013 by Sarah

Physics
A circular surface with a radius of 0.058 m is exposed to a uniform external electric field of magnitude 1.49 104 N/C. The electric flux through the surface is 74 N · m2/C. What is the angle between the direction of the electric field and the normal to the surface?
September 8, 2013 by Sarah

physics
True or False When electric field lines are curved, the electric field at any point is tangent to the field line at that point.
October 30, 2009 by Anonymous

physics help!
An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
May 12, 2011 by UnKnown

Physics
A small object of mass 3.50 g and charge -22 µC "floats" in a uniform electric field. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
February 6, 2010 by Jan

Physics
A small object of mass 3.00 g and charge -13 µC "floats" in a uniform electric field. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
October 4, 2010 by Nate

Physics
A small object of mass 2.60 g and charge -17 µC "floats" in a uniform electric field. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
February 17, 2013 by Phil

Physics
An electrostastic force of 20.0 newtons is exerted on a charge of 8.00 x 10^/2 C at point P in an electric field. The magnitude of the electric field strength at P is Given: Fe = 20 B q = 8.00 x 10^/2 C
February 5, 2010 by Priscilla

Physics
What would happen when a dipole is placed in uniform electric field making an angle theta with the direction of electric field ?
June 8, 2013 by Aman

Physics
What would happen when a dipole is placed in uniform electric field making an angle theta with the direction of electric field ?
June 8, 2013 by Sneha

physics
an electric field of 15000 N/C is directed along the positive x-axis, what is the electric force on an electron in this field?
May 25, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
An electron is released from rest in a uniform electric field and accelerates to the north at a rate of 115 m/s2. What are the magnitude and direction of the electric field.
March 1, 2010 by electric field

Physics - Electric Field
Find the electric field at a point midway between 2 charges of +40.0e-9 C and +60.0E-9 C separated by a distance of 30.0 cm. My work: q1=40E-9 q2=60e-9
March 23, 2015 by Marissa

physics
What is the rms value of the electric field in a sinusoidal electromagnetic wave that has a maximum electric field of 64 V/m?
March 4, 2012 by jazz

physics
An electromagnetic wave has an electric field strength of 145 V/m at a point P in space at time t. (a) What is the electric field energy density at P? (b) A parallel-plate capacitor whose plates have area 0.110 m2 has a uniform electric field between its plates with the same ...
March 8, 2013 by Beth

physics
A flat horizontal surface with an area of 650 cm2 is inside a uniform electric field of 2.99×104 N/C. The angle between the area vector and the electric field is 14.8°. What is the electric flux through the surface?
January 30, 2011 by Ana

physics
A 30.0 cm diameter loop is rotated in a uniform electric field until the position of maximum electric flux is found. The flux in this position is 5.60 multiplied by 105 N·m2/C. What is the magnitude of the electric field? MN/C
September 8, 2013 by gita

physics
A 30.0 cm diameter loop is rotated in a uniform electric field until the position of maximum electric flux is found. The flux in this position is 5.60 multiplied by 105 N·m2/C. What is the magnitude of the electric field? MN/C
September 13, 2013 by suhani

PHYSICS
The electron gun in a television tube uses a uniform electric field to accelerate electrons from rest to 5.0×107 m/s in a distance of 1.2 cm. What is the electric field strength?
February 24, 2010 by Lucas

Physics
What must the charge (sign and magnitude) of a particle of mass 1.48g be for it to remain stationary when placed in a downward-directed electric field of magnitude 670N/C ? What is the magnitude of an electric field in which the electric force on a proton is equal in magnitude...
September 3, 2013 by Wayne

Physics - please check over
A charged particle moves at a constant velocity in a straight line through a region in space... a) is the electric field zero in the region? Explain b) is the magnetic field zero i the region? Explain I think a is yes because a charged particle will always create an electric ...
April 28, 2009 by Lana

physics
a thin wire with linear charge density _ is surrounded by a conducting cylindrical shell. (a) If the electric field must be zero inside a conductor, is the electric field due to the wire shielded from extending beyond the conducting shell? (b) Find the electric field as a ...
September 23, 2008 by al

physics
3. What is the magnitude of the electric field strength E such that an electron, when placed in the field, would experience an electrical force equal to its weight? What electric field strength E is required if the electron is replaced by a proton
March 13, 2011 by lol

Physics II
An electron with an initial speed of 5.0 ✕ 105 m/s enters a region in which there is an electric field directed along its direction of motion. If the electron travels 9.0 cm in the field before being stopped, what are the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
January 24, 2016 by Beat

Physics
I know this is so simple but for some reason I am having a brain fart... A 20 C charge experiences a 2 N force in an electric field. What is the strength of the electric field? Please help and laugh later thank you lol
May 1, 2015 by Trevor

Physics
An electron moving to the right at 3.0% the speed of light enters a uniform electric field parallel to its direction of motion. If the electron is to be brought to rest in the space of 4.5 cm, determine the following. What direction is required for the electric field? What is ...
March 1, 2010 by Chris

Physics
A 20 C charge experiences a 2 N force in an electric field. What is the strength of the electric field?
April 27, 2015 by Jennifer

physics
Consider the electric field created by a very long charged line of negative linear charge density -2.50 nC/m. A small positive point charge of 12 mC moves from a distance of 7 cm to a distance of 18 cm. In mJ, how much work is done by the electric field? Hint: The electric ...
February 17, 2011 by Anonymous

physics - electric fields
A 2.00 square meter flat surface is placed in a uniform electric field of magnitude 6.00 N/C. If the surface is oriented so that the field lines are all parallel to the surface, find the magnitude of the electric flux through this area
September 8, 2013 by Lakitha

Physics
The electric flux through the surface shown in Figure Ex27.10 is 15.0 Nm2/C, and the electric field makes an angle α = 70° with the surface. What is the electric field strength? The surface is a 10cm by 10cm square.
September 13, 2010 by David D.

college physics
The charge per unit length on a long, straight filament is -87.0 µC/m. (a) Find the electric field 10.0 cm from the filament. Distances are measured perpendicular to the length of the filament. (Take radially inward toward the filament as the positive direction.) MN/C (b) Find...
October 6, 2013 by vishal

college physics
The charge per unit length on a long, straight filament is -87.0 µC/m. (a) Find the electric field 10.0 cm from the filament. Distances are measured perpendicular to the length of the filament. (Take radially inward toward the filament as the positive direction.) MN/C (b) Find...
October 6, 2013 by vishal

college physics
The charge per unit length on a long, straight filament is -87.0 µC/m. (a) Find the electric field 10.0 cm from the filament. Distances are measured perpendicular to the length of the filament. (Take radially inward toward the filament as the positive direction.) MN/C (b) Find...
October 6, 2013 by vishal

physics
The charge per unit length on a long, straight filament is -87.0 µC/m. (a) Find the electric field 10.0 cm from the filament. Distances are measured perpendicular to the length of the filament. (Take radially inward toward the filament as the positive direction.) MN/C (b) Find...
September 8, 2013 by preya

physics
The charge per unit length on a long, straight filament is -87.0 µC/m. (a) Find the electric field 10.0 cm from the filament. Distances are measured perpendicular to the length of the filament. (Take radially inward toward the filament as the positive direction.) MN/C (b) Find...
September 13, 2013 by priya

Physics
Consider the electric field created by a very long charged line of negative linear charge density -2.50 nC/m. A small positive point charge of 8 mC moves from a distance of 9 cm to a distance of 17 cm. How much work is done by the electric field? Hint: The electric field for a...
February 12, 2010 by Susie

help help physics
An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
May 12, 2011 by H.T

physics
An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find ...
May 12, 2011 by H.T ( helppppppp)

physics
Over a certain region of space, the electric potential is V = 5x - 6x2y + 2yz2. Find the expression for the x component of the electric field over this region. (Use x, y, and z as necessary.) Find the expression for the y component of the electric field over this region. Find ...
October 13, 2013 by physics help

electric field intensity
Two 2.0 g spheres are suspended by 10.0 cm long light strings. A uniform electric field is applied in the x direction. If the spheres have charges of -5.0 10-8 C and +5.0 10-8 C, determine the electric field intensity that enables the spheres to be in equilibrium at = 10°.
January 17, 2009 by tony

physics
An object with a net charge of 35 µC is placed in a uniform electric field of 643 N/C, directed vertically. What is the mass of the object if it floats in the electric field?
February 5, 2010 by carla

physics
An object with a net charge of 21 µC is placed in a uniform electric field of 590 N/C, directed vertically. What is the mass of the object if it "floats" in the electric field?
April 15, 2011 by Shannah

Physics
An object with a net charge of 20 µC is placed in a uniform electric field of 627 N/C, directed vertically. What is the mass of the object if it floats in the electric field?
April 20, 2015 by Joey

physics
An electron is accelerated from rest by a uniform electric field of 3310V/M that is vertically pointing up, if the electron is traveling 6200000m/s how far (m) has it traveled in the electric field?
May 20, 2013 by angela

algebra based physics
An electron in an oscilloscope tube is traveling horizontally with a speed of 4.4×106m/s . It passes through a 2.1cm long region with an electric field pointing upward with a magnitude of 1500N/C. what is the magnitude of the electron’s velocity when it emerges from the ...
February 10, 2014 by jrfannin

Physics
please tell me where I went wrong. A proton is moving parallel to a uniform electric field. The electric field accelerates the proton and increases its linear momentum to 5.0x 10^-23 kg m/s from 1.4x 10^-23 kg m/s in a time of 6.5x 10^-6 s. What is the magnitude of the ...
August 31, 2007 by Mary

Physics
A -3.5 uC charge experiences a 13N i hat electric force in a certain electric field.What would the force be for a proton experience in the same field? I amd doing this 13/-3.5=-3.7 then multiplying 1.6*10^19 where did i go wrong
August 12, 2009 by Sammy

Physics
What is the magnitude of the electric field at a point midway between a -5.1 microC and a +6.1 microC charge 10cm apart? Assume no other charges are nearby. What is the direction of the electric field?
January 27, 2012 by Mike

Physics
A charged particle of mass 6.38x10^-31kg is suspended motionless in the air by an electric field. If the electric field is 7.52x10^-21 N/C downwards, what is the magnitude and sign of the charge of the particle?
January 30, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
A 3.0 mC point charge is placed in an external uniform electric field of 1.6×10^4 N/C. At what distance from the charge is the net electric field zero?
February 14, 2010 by jane e.

College physics
150 pJ of energy is stored in a 1.0 cm times 1.0 cm times 1.0 cm region of uniform electric field. What is the electric field strength?
July 14, 2010 by Emoni

physics
a) What is the magnitude of the electric field at a point midway between a −8.5μC and a +8.5μC charge 8.0cm apart? Assume no other charges are nearby. b) What is the direction of the electric field?
July 8, 2015 by Aly

physics
A proton moves in a constant electric field from point A to point B. The magnitude of the electric field is 6.4 × 10^4 N/C; and it is directed as shown in the drawing, the direction opposite to the motion of the proton. If the distance from point A to point B is 0.50 m, what ...
February 16, 2012 by Daniel

physics
A proton moves in a constant electric field E from point A to point B. The magnitude of the electric field is 4.2 x10^4 N/C; and it is directed as shown in the drawing, the direction opposite to the motion of the proton. If the distance from point A to point B is 0.18 m, what ...
April 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics-Please check and I need help
Please help set this up- A person goes into the electric field and has an object with a charge value of 4.2E-6C. At a distance of 10m from the object that's responsible for the elctric field, the person sees a force of 8.0N on the object they have. What is electric field ...
March 19, 2011 by Rachel Lynn C.

Physics 11th Grade
A foam ball of a mass of 0.150 g carries a charge of -2.00 nC. The ball is in a uniform electric field, and is suspended against the force of gravity. What are the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
April 15, 2010 by Adam

Physics
A small object, which has a charge q = 6.7 µC and mass m = 9.60 10-5 kg, is placed in a constant electric field. Starting from rest, the object accelerates to a speed of 2.06 103 m/s in a time of 1.03 s. Determine the magnitude of the electric field. Answer in N/C
January 28, 2013 by Jasmine

Physics
Which of the following is NOT the correct dimension for electric field? A. N/C B. V/m C. J/Cm D. All of the answers have the correct dimensions for electric field
August 29, 2012 by Jem

PHYSICS URGENT
2. A point charge of +1.0 µC is moved in the direction of an electric field, and it has a change in electric potential difference energy of 10.0 J. What was the change in electric potential difference? 1 µC = 10-6 C (Points : 1) -1.0 × 10^8 V -1.0 × 10^7 V +1.0 × 10^7 V +1.0...
May 1, 2014 by Hannah

Physics
A thin rod L = 9.0 cm long is uniformly charged and has a total charge of 4.4 nC. Find the magnitude of the electric field at a point P located at a distance R = 13.5 cm from the center of the rod when: (a) The point P lies along the axis of the rod Electric field =___kN/C (b...
July 9, 2012 by Rain

Physics Flux
The electric flux through the surface shown in Figure Ex27.10 is 15.0 Nm2/C, and the electric field makes an angle á = 70° with the surface. What is the electric field strength? The surface is a 10cm by 10cm square.
September 13, 2010 by David

Physics
An electron travelling in the same direction that an electric field points initially has a speed of 4.21 ×107 meters per second. If the electric field has a magnitude of 2.28 ×104 N/C, how far does the electron travel before stopping?
June 7, 2012 by John

Physics
An electron experiences a force of 12 mN in the positive x-direction in an electric field. What is the magnitude and direction of the electric field?
February 8, 2011 by Sam

physics ( need answer very very soon pleaseeeee)
An electron enters the region of a uniform electric field between two oppositely charged parallel plates as shown, with an initial velocity of 3 x 106 m/s. The electric field between the plates is measured to be E = 200N/C. The horizontal length of the plates is 10cm. a. Find...
May 13, 2011 by billy

physics
In a certain region of space the electric potential is V= 5x-3x^2y+2yz^2. Find the expressions for the x,y,z compenents of the electric field in this region. What is the magnitude of the field at the point P, which has coordinates 1,0,-2)m? I dont know how to start this ...
February 29, 2008 by Jessica

electric fields, showed work
imagine sitting a distance r from a charge q. you measure both the electric field and electric potential. now imagine that the charge is halved and you move three time as far away. you measure the field and potential again. b what factor has the electric field changed? by what...
January 28, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
A particle with mass m = 1.20g and charge q = 345ìC is traveling in the x-direction with an initial velocity of v0 = 68.0m/s. The particle passes through a constant electric field in the y-direction with magnitude |E| = 263N/C over a distance of d = 12.0m. (a) What is the ...
January 17, 2013 by Nick

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