[Solved] What is the dimension of electric field intensity?

What is the dimension of electric field intensity?

a) [M L T-2 I-1]
b) [M L T-3 I-1]
c) [M L T-2 I-2]
d) [M L T-3 I]

Answer: b
Explanation: Electric field intensity is defined as the force on a unit positive charge kept in an electric field. Hence we can simply consider its dimension as the dimension of force / the dimension of charge. The dimension of force is [MLT-2] and the dimension of charge is [IT]. Therefore the dimension of field intensity is [M L T-3 I-1].

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