Potential and potential energy

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just a question that bothered me before now i forgot

As a negative charge moves from a high potential to a low potential, its electrical potential energy

i think that the potential energy increases. but i am not sure of the reasoning
 

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Doc Al
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Hint: Is it moving against or with the electric field? (Then compare to gravity and gravitational potential energy.)
 

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