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Electric field and electric potential

  1. Jul 12, 2013 #1
    hi, electric filed is a vector and electric potential is scalar. Gradient of electric potential give us electric filed - plz explain by which space we can describe both quantities.
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  3. Jul 13, 2013 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    They are different ways of describing the same thing - what do you mean by "explain by which space we can describe both quantities"?
  4. Jul 13, 2013 #3
    i mean electric field needs vector space -so what do we do for electric potential as it is scalar.
  5. Jul 13, 2013 #4


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    Both their domains are open subsets of ##\mathbb{R}^{3}##; only their codomains differ.
  6. Jul 13, 2013 #5
    Can you rephrase your question in a more careful way?
  7. Jul 13, 2013 #6
    Nothing to do with physics but......
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