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Problem: The potential difference between the surface of a 2.2 cm – diameter power line and a point 1.9 m distant is 3.8 kV.Part A. What is the magnitude of the line charge density on the power line?Express your answer using two significant figures.

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Electric potential difference is expressed as:

V=λ2πε0ln(dr)

Solving for the line charge density, λ:

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The potential difference between the surface of a 2.2 cm – diameter power line and a point 1.9 m distant is 3.8 kV.

Part A. What is the magnitude of the line charge density on the power line?
Express your answer using two significant figures.

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