ELECTRIC FIELDS AND EQUIPOTENTIAL SURFACES 1.what condition must exist to have a region of nearly uniform electric fields 2.where are regions of strongest and weakest electric fields located Nearly always, there are flat equipotential surfaces. There are exceptions to this.

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