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Field Lines of Two Interacting Charged Particles

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Shown in the image are electric field lines of two interacting charged particles.

Which of the follow is true regarding these particles?

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A

Both particles are positively charged and equal in charge.

B

Both particles are positively charged with different magnitudes.

C

Both particles are negatively charged and equal in charge.

D

Both particles are negatively charged with different magnitudes.