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Solution - Show that the Equilibrium of the Test Charge is Necessarily Unstable - Charging by Induction

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(a) Consider an arbitrary electrostatic field configuration. A small test charge is placed at a null point (i.e., where = 0) of the configuration. Show that the equilibrium of the test charge is necessarily unstable.

(b) Verify this result for the simple configuration of two charges of the same magnitude and sign placed a certain distance apart.

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Solution for question: Show that the Equilibrium of the Test Charge is Necessarily Unstable concept: Charging by Induction. For the courses CBSE (Arts), CBSE (Commerce), CBSE (Science)
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