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Problem: The figure shows a thin rod with charge Q that has been bent into a semicircle of radius R.Find an expression for the electric potential at the center.Give your answer in terms of Q, R and appropriate constants.

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Electric potential, V = kQ/R

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The figure shows a thin rod with charge Q that has been bent into a semicircle of radius R.

The figure shows a thin rod with charge Q that has

Find an expression for the electric potential at the center.

Give your answer in terms of Q, R and appropriate constants.

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