Problem 23.3: Identify the hidden charge distribution

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Five animations show the electric field produced by a configuration of hidden charges. The arrows represent the direction of the electric field, and the color represents the intensity of the field. Restart. Which electric field would be produced by the charge configuration shown below? Red represents a charge of +Q and blue represents a charge of -Q.

a. b. c. d. e.

Problem authored by Melissa Dancy.

Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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