Figure 24-27 gives the electric potential V as a function of x.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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(a) Rank the five regions according to the magnitude of the x component of the electric field within them, greatest first (use only the symbols > or =, for example 2=4>1=3>5).

I got the other 2 parts (b) and (c) right. What I thought was, the longer the space is in the x direction the bigger the magntude of the electric field. Which was wrong, i also tried to find the area under of the curve which was also wrong. When I tried to rank them from the area under the curve I got:

3>4=2>1>5

When i ranked them from the length fo the x distance, i got:

4>1=3=5>2

both wrong, what did i do wrong?

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# Homework Help: Ranking the E-field from a graph! alittle confused.

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