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Given electric field E=c(2bxy,x^2+ay^2), I need to determine the constants a and b such that CURL E = 0 and DIV E = 0. I'm also given a path from (0,0) , (1,0) and (1,1).

Ok so the curl = 0+0+cx(2-b) = 0

and the divergence = 2cy(b+a) = 0

How do I solve for a and b at this stage given so many variables?

Also how do I compute the potential in this case.

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# Homework Help: Curl and Divergence

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