# What are properties of electric field lines 12?

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Properties of Electric Field Lines. The field lines never intersect each other. The field lines are perpendicular to the surface of the charge. The magnitude of charge and the number of field lines, both are proportional to each other.

## What are the properties of electric field line?

Properties of Electric field force lines:

• These field lines never intersect each other.
• These field lines are perpendicular to the surface of the charge.
• The magnitude of charge and number of field lines both are proportional to each other.

## What are the three properties of electric field lines you observed?

In an uniform electric field, the field lines are straight, parallel and uniformly spaced. The electric field lines can never form closed loops, as line can never start and end on the same charge.

## What is meant by electric field lines?

An electric field line is, in general, a curve drawn in such a way that the tangent to it at each point is in the direction of the net field at that point. A field line is a space curve, i.e., a curve in three dimensions. …

## How do you know if an electric field is uniform?

If an electric field has the same magnitude and same direction everywhere in a given space then the electric field is considered uniform. If the force exerted on the charge is the same no matter where the charge is located in the electric field, then we understand that the given electric field is uniform.

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