(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The electric potential in a certain region is:

V = ax^{2}+bx +c

where a = 13V/m^{2}

b = -16V/m

c = 59 V

Determine the postion where the electric field is zero. Answer in units of m.

2. Relevant equations

E = -[tex]\nabla[/tex]V

3. The attempt at a solution

I know that the Electric Field is the negative gradient of the potential function. I then find that the partials with respect to y and z are zero. Then I find the partial with respect to x is: E_{x}=-13x+16

Then find the zero to be about 1.23. But it is apparently incorrect. Any help would be appreciated.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Given Electric Potential Function Find where field is zero.

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