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Homework Help: Two or more different equipotential surfaces to intersect?

  1. Feb 23, 2008 #1
    I have two questions about electric field and equipotential surface. Here is first one:
    For an arrangement of two point charges,
    --Is it possible to find two points (neither at infinity) where E = 0 ?
    --Is it possible for two or more different equipotential surfaces to intersect?
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  3. Feb 23, 2008 #2
    the first question's answer is yes, it is possible.
  4. Feb 23, 2008 #3
    Could you explain further, please? To understand it, "yes" is not sufficient.
  5. Feb 23, 2008 #4
    Oh I am really sorry, I was just trying to help. See i am not a homework helper, i am just a regular student so im not really sure why that is the answer either, but my teacher taught this to us and said that there can be two points where E= 0. but you should continue asking homework helpers for help. they can really explain things to you better and answer the question "why". haha im sorry im not much of a help.
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