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

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    This solution provides step-by-step calculations for finding the electric field and potential at the location of a negative charge located a distance away from positive charge.