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Electric field lines of single positive charge   There are 36 field lines depicted as emanating from this point charge. Assuming 8 field lines per unit charge, there must be 4.5 units of charge.

Based on Tipler Fig. 18-16.

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Last updated Feb. 15, 1998.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1998.