Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the differences between electric and magnetic forces.

Comparison and Differences Between Electric and Magnetic Forces

  1. The electric force acts in the direction of the E field, whereas the magnetic force acts perpendicular to the B field.
  2. The electric force acts on a charged particle whether or not it is moving, whereas the magnetic force acts on a charged particle only if it is moving.
  3. The electric force does work in displacing a charged particle, whereas the magnetic force does no work when a charged particle is displaced.
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