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Asked Feb 14, 2019
A particle with charge
Qis located a smalt dis-
tance δ immediately
above he center of
the flat face of a hei
sphere of radis R as
shown in Figure P24.21
What is the electric flux
(a) through the curved
surface and (b) through
the flat face as δ-* 0?
Figure P24.21
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A particle with charge Qis located a smalt dis- tance δ immediately above he center of the flat face of a hei sphere of radis R as shown in Figure P24.21 What is the electric flux (a) through the curved surface and (b) through the flat face as δ-* 0? Figure P24.21

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a) Gauss's law states that, the net electric flux through any closed surface is equal to the net charge inside the surface is divided by permittivity of free space.

Φ =flux through the surface

Q= charge

ε0= permittivity of free space

 

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Step 2

The net electric flux through any closed surface is

 

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Step 3

Where E is the electric field due to char...

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