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Homework Help: Electric fieldshu? help

  1. Apr 6, 2008 #1
    Electric fields..hu?...help plz

    can someone please explain electic fields and electic field lines?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2008 #2
    An electric field is a representation of how a charge placed in an electric field will act. The electric field causes a force on a charge. A field line is a vector representation of the field.
  4. Apr 6, 2008 #3
    can u explain that a bit further? and also im a bit sketchy on transfer of charge...mind explaining that as well?
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