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Unformatted text preview: lectrical potential energy. V potential stores UE w/ test q2 At the same time, it will move from a position of higher potential to a position of lower potential. Its kinetic energy will increase (E is conserved). Electric Potential When a negative charge is placed in an electric field: It feels an electric force in the opposite direction of the electric field. If there are no other forces, it will move in the direction opposite of the electric field. With this resulting motion it will decrease its electrical potential energy. But it will move from a position of lower potential to a position of higher potential. Its kinetic energy will increase (E is conserved). Electric Potential The lessons we have learned from examining electric potential energy and electric potential are that: Electric potential only depends on your position in the electric field. Electric potential energy will also d...
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