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Are conductors equipotential?

  1. Sep 23, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    in my exam, i had the following question
    say true or false--conductors are equipotential.
    what is the answer?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 23, 2010 #2
    What do you think? :wink:
    Hint: When a conductor is equipotential, E-field inside the conductor is zero and E-field on the surface of the conductor is perpendicular to the surface. Can free electrons move under that circumstance?
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