(Multiple choice) An electrically charged object creates an electric field. The electric potential due to this object (explain what that answer is correct): a. points in the same direction as the field b. is a non-negative scalar c. is a vector that points either towards or away from the object, depending on sign of charge d. is a vector that makes circular paths around the object e. is a scalar but will be positive or negative depending on the sign of the charge

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An electrically charged object creates an electric field. The electric potential due to this object (explain what that answer is correct):

a. points in the same direction as the field

b. is a non-negative scalar

c. is a vector that points either towards or away from the object, depending on sign of charge

d. is a vector that makes circular paths around the object

e. is a scalar but will be positive or negative depending on the sign of the charge

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