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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Electric Field of Three Charges 1

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The diagram shows three charges Q that have the same magnitude, form an equilateral triangle, and have signs as shown in the diagram. Point P represents the center of the triangle.

What is the direction, if any, of the electric field at P?

A
B
C
D
E

None, since E = 0 at point P.