Physics: Principles with Applications

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Chapter 16, Problem 43P

A point charge *Q *rests at the center of an uncharged thin spherical *E *as a function of *r *(a) for *r *less than the inner radius of the shell, (b) inside the shell, and (c) beyond the shell? (d) How does the shell affect the field due to *Q *alone? How does the charge *Q *affect the shell?

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