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# The electric field in a region surrounding the origin is uniform and along the x-axis. A small circle is drawn with the centre at the origin cutting the axes at points B, C, and D having co-ordinates (a, 0), (0, a), (â€“ a, 0), (0, â€“ a); respectively as shown in figure.Potential will be maximum at the point?

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Solution

## The correct option is B CIn the direction of electric field, potential decreases. The point C is closest to the opposite direction of the field. Thus the potential will be maximum at C.

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