AP Physics 1 Question 35: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 35


If a charge of +q is placed at point P, the electric field at point P would

  • A. increase by
  • B. increase by
  • C. decrease by
  • D. remain the same

Correct Answer: D


D Charges do not create an electric field at the location of the charge itself. Therefore, the electric field at point p is not changed by the addition of a charge at point p.