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What is the relationship between electric field strength and the potential gradient?

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3. The attempt at a solution

This is my Calc based Physcis lab question but I am at a total loss. I do not understand what potential gradient is in the first place. From google I figured out that it is rate of change.

My understanding is as the gradient decreases the electric field strength increases. But I know that by looking at graph I have made. I do not understand why is it so theoritically.

Please help!

Thanks,

Arshad

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# Homework Help: What is the relationship between electric field strength and the potential gradient?

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