If you separate two charged particles, what will happen to their electric potential energy relative to each other?
Electric charge comes in two varieties, positive and negative. Unlike any two masses being attracted to each other, the electric force can be attractive or repulsive. Opposite charges attract each other. Like-signed charges repel each other.
Answer and Explanation:
The electric potential energy relative to two charges separating depends on the signs of the two charges. If the charges are both positive or both...
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Understand what electric potential energy is and discover the electric potential energy formula. Learn electric potential energy units and various examples.