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Electric field and potential due to a charge distribution

Positive charge Q is distributed evenly on y axis between y = 0 and y = a. A negative charge -Q is located at a distance x from the rod on the x-axis. Find (a) the electric field and (b) Potential at the point of the negative charge. Diagram attached

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Q: Positive charge Q is distributed evenly on y axis between y = 0 and y = a. A negative charge -Q is located at a distance x from the rod on the x-axis. Find (a) the electric field and (b) Potential at the point of the negative charge.

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