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    (Original post by duibb)
    Ok, I am going to give a scientifically induced explanation and a simple explanation with an example.
    Scientifically:

    Electric Field is related to potential as:

    E=- \frac{dV}{dR}

    E can only be zero if V is constant .

    So what can be the possible condition as per above such that V is zero when E is zero? Is it possible? ..What are the possible conditions in which V can be zero?

    Or simply:
    All theyre trying to say is that Electric field strength is a vector quantity and electric potential is a scalar quantity. Suppose you have an electric field strength of 0Vm^{-1} acting on a test charge by 2 charge particles of 1C and -1C. The electric potential in this case wouldnt be 0, it would be 2V.
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    Thanks for the compliment.
    I do ocr A2 physics, do you as well?
 
 
 
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