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AP® Physics C: E & M

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E-Field: Direction of Field

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An infinite large plate has a net positive charge.

When referring to the electric field just as it is coming out of the plate

A

some of the electric field is perpendicular to the plate.

B

all of the electric field is perpendicular to the plate.

C

none of the electric field is perpendicular or parallel to the plate.​

D

there is no electric field coming out of the plate.

E

all of the electric field is parallel​ to the plate.