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Problem 25.1: Change of electric potential in a uniform field

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  1. For each of the animations, does the potential energy of the particle increase or decrease as it moves?
  2. Is the beginning point or ending point at a higher electric potential (higher voltage)?
  3. Is an external force required or is the movement the result of the force due to the electric field? If an external force is required, describe it. Restart.

Problem authored by Morten Brydensholt modified by Anne J. Cox.

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