Problem 23.5: Rank the electric fields

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An electron is shot through four regions of constant electric field (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Restart.

  1. What is the direction of the electric field in each region?
  2. Rank the magnitude of the electric fields of the four regions, smallest to greatest.

Problem authored by Melissa Dancy.

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