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- Homework Statement
- Two point charges, and are placed

5.0 cm apart on the x axis. At what points along the x axis is

(a) the electric field zero and (b) the potential zero? Let

V = 0 at r = infinity.

- Relevant Equations
- Electric potential

Apparently, there are two solutions where the electric potential is zero which I don't understand, can I get some input on how this is possible?

I have one thing in mind (which I just thought of and might solve it), the equipotentiality i.e. when I draw a circle for V = 0 around the negative charge it will have 2 points where V = 0 one to the right and one to the left because the equipotential lines are continuous. Is that reasoining correct?

I have one thing in mind (which I just thought of and might solve it), the equipotentiality i.e. when I draw a circle for V = 0 around the negative charge it will have 2 points where V = 0 one to the right and one to the left because the equipotential lines are continuous. Is that reasoining correct?