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Charged Plates Field Strength

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Two uniformly charged plates are pictured below, with four evenly spaced points shown along a horizontal line between the plates.

What is the correct rank of the strength of the electric field at the points, greatest first?

A

1, 2, 3, 4

B

4, 3, 2, 1

C

The electric field strength is the same at all points.

D

1 and 4 tie, 2 and 3 tie

E

2 and 3 tie, 1 and 4 tie