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Problem 23.7: Find the electric field


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An electron is shot through a region of constant electric field (time is given in μsec [10-6 s] and position is given in centimeters). Restart.

  1. Which vector most closely shows the direction of the electric field?

  2. What is the magnitude of the electric field?

Problem authored by Melissa Dancy.

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