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August 12, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 22 8 Electric Field Lines ! We can represent the electric field graphically by electric field lines — i.e., curves that represent the vector force exerted on a positive test charge. ! Electric field lines will
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Unformatted text preview: originate on positive charges and terminate on negative charges. ! Electric field lines do not cross. • Why? ! Field lines are not real, just a useful mathematical concept Thursday, September 2, 2010...
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