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 Name: Electric Field Lines: Multiple Charges ID: m42312 Language: English (en) Summary: Calculate the total force (magnitude and direction) exerted on a test charge from more than one charge Describe an electric field diagram of a positive point charge; of a negative point charge with twice the magnitude of positive charge Draw the electric field lines between two points of the same charge; between two points of opposite charge. Subject: Science and Technology Keywords: electric field, electric field lines, vector, vector addition License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.7 (history) First publication date: Jan 17, 2012 2:43 pm -0600 Last revision to module: May 16, 2013 2:43 pm -0500

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 Version: 1.7 May 16, 2013 2:43 pm -0500 by Changes: `fixed errata` Version: 1.6 Jun 21, 2012 4:47 pm -0500 by Changes: `Solutions Manuals Changes` Version: 1.5 Jun 20, 2012 10:19 am -0500 by Changes: `post W&N QA` Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 2:24 pm -0500 by Changes: `Review Changes` Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 4:41 pm -0500 by Changes: `consistency, image cropping, LO` Version: 1.2 May 9, 2012 3:43 pm -0500 by Changes: `initial content publication` Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 2:28 pm -0600 by Changes: `Created module`

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