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Consider the electric field due to a non-conducting infinite plane having a uniform charge density.

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The electric field varies with distance from the plane in accordance with the inverse square law.
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The electric field is independent of the distance from the plane.
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The electric field is directly proportional to square of the distance from the plane.
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The electric field is varies inversely with the distance from the plane.
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Solution

The correct option is B The electric field is independent of the distance from the plane.
Electric field due to a non-conducting infinite plane having uniform charge density (σ) is given by E=σ2ε0

We can see E is independent of distance from the plane.

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