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A solid metal sphere of radius 1.50 mm carries a total charge of -7.60 μC. A) What is the magnitude of the electric field at a distance from the sphere's center of 0.05m ? B) What is the magnitude of the electric field at a distance from the sphere's center of 1.35m? C) What is the magnitude of the electric field at a distance from the sphere's center of 1.55m? D) What is the magnitude of the electric field at a distance from the sphere's center of 5.60m?

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Step 1

Given

Radius R = 1.50 m

Charge Q = -7.60 x 10-6 C

Step 2

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Step 3

Solution

Part A

r = 0.05 m

r < R

In a conducting sphere, all charges are located on the surface, inside the sphere there will be no charge. Since the...

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