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Compare Magnitude of Potential at Different Locations in E-Field

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​Consider the electric field shown in the figure below.

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Which point, A ​or B, is at the higher potential?

A

Point A.

B

Point B.

C

Points A and B are at the same potential.

D

There is no way to determine the relative potentials without the magnitude of the strength of the electric​ field.