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Two Charges Field Lines 2

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The diagram shows two charges labeled 1 and 2. The electric field created by the two charges is represented by the field lines also shown in the diagram.

What signs do the two charges have, and which charge is stronger?

A

Charge 1 is negative, Charge 2 is positive, and the stronger charge is Charge 1.

B

Charge 1 is positive, Charge 2 is positive, and the stronger charge is Charge 2.

C

Charge 1 is negative, Charge 2 is positive, and the stronger charge is Charge 2.

D

Charge 1 is negative, Charge 2 is negative, and the stronger charge is Charge 1.

E

Charge 1 is positive, Charge 2 is negative, and the stronger charge is Charge 1.