Problem: A flat sheet is in the shape of a rectangle with sides of lengths 0.400 m and 0.600 m. The sheet is immersed in a uniform electric field of magnitude 90.0 N/C that is directed at 20° from the plane of the sheet. Find the magnitude of the electric flux through the sheet.

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The magnitude of electric flux:

ϕE=EAcosθ

Area, A = (0.400)(0.600) = 0.24 m2

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A flat sheet is in the shape of a rectangle with sides of lengths 0.400 m and 0.600 m. The sheet is immersed in a uniform electric field of magnitude 90.0 N/C that is directed at 20° from the plane of the sheet. Find the magnitude of the electric flux through the sheet.

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