Say I know an electric field(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

E = (yz - 2x)x-hat + (xz)y-hat + (xy)z-hat

How do I find the scalar field that would produce that? If I integrate each part I get

Vx = xyz - x^2

Vy = xyz

Vz = xyz

Vt = 3xy - x^2

To find E, I would take E = gradient cross the scalar field, but that would clearly not work. What I am doing wrong?

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# Homework Help: Finding an electric field from a scalar field

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