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Short Note

State the unit of electric potential and define it.

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#### Solution

Volt is the SI unit of electric potential.**One volt:** When one coulomb of charge is brought from infinity to a given point in an electric field, such that work done is one joule, then the electric potential is said to be one volt.**OR**

Electric potential is said to be one volt if one Joule of work is done in moving one coulomb of charge from infinity to a given point in an electric field.

Concept: Types of Circuits: Simple Circuit

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