Physics
Grade-9
Easy

Question

If a positive charge is released from rest, it moves in the direction of

  1. Lower electric potential
  2. Higher electric potential
  3. Will not move
  4. Incomplete information

hintHint:

In the direction of electric field (from higher potential to lower potential)

The correct answer is: Lower electric potential


    • A positive charge moves in the direction of the electric field.
    • It moves from the higher electric potential to the lower electric potential.
    • So, the correct option is b.

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