Conservative electric field

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Homework Statement


Is the field (given below) in a simply connected region of space conservative


Homework Equations


E=A[yex+xey]


The Attempt at a Solution


What is a conservative electric field & how do I find whether it is . . . . .
 

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Roodles01
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Ah!

If a vector field is conservative then the integral round a closed loop in the domain is zero.

Oops, sorry.
 

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