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Define an equipotential surface. Draw equipotential surfaces:

(i) in the case of a single point charge and

(ii) in a constant electric field in Z-direction. Why the equipotential surfaces about a single charge are not equidistant?

(iii) Can electric field exist tangential to an equipotential surface? Give reason

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