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# Difference between electric and magnetic forces

• Electric force does work on a rest or moving charge BUT magnetic force does only work on moving charge.

• Electric force vector is along the direction of the electric field $\vec E$, BUT magnetic force is perpendicular to the plane of $\vec v-\vec B$.

• Electric force can change the speed or kinetic energy of a particle BUT magnetic force can alter only the direction of the velocity of a particle.

You can also learn the difference between transverse and longitudinal waves quickly.

Electric force and magnetic force absolutely solved problems.