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Does a charge go toward high or low potential

  1. May 1, 2012 #1
    if a 1 μq charge is placed between high and low charged equilateral plates, which way will it go?
     
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  3. May 1, 2012 #2

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    Initially, it will go in a direction which decreases its potential energy at the greatest rate.
     
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