An electrostatic field line is a continuous curve. That is, a field line cannot have sudden breaks. Why not? - Physics

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An electrostatic field line is a continuous curve. That is, a field line cannot have sudden breaks. Why not?

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An electrostatic field line is a continuous curve because a charge experiences a continuous force when traced in an electrostatic field. The field line cannot have sudden breaks because the charge moves continuously and does not jump from one point to the other.

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Chapter 1: Electric Charges and Fields - Exercise [Page 46]

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Chapter 1 Electric Charges and Fields
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