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Gauss' Law

#### Q. A 10 nC point charge is at the center of a 4m x 4m x 4m cube. What is the electric flux through the top surface of the cube?

Solved • Feb 26, 2021

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#### Q. What is the first name of the mathematician that developed Gauss’ Law?a. Jannb. Charlesc. Karld. Alexander

Solved • Feb 10, 2021

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#### Q. Gauss’ law applies toa. flat surfacesb. lines.c. closed surfaces.d. spheres only.

Solved • Feb 10, 2021

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#### Q. Gauss’s law is useful for calculating electric fields that area. due to point chargesb. uniformc. symmetricd. due to continuous changes

Solved • Feb 10, 2021

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#### Q. A large, thin plastic disk with radius R = 1.5 meter carries a uniformly distributed charge of Q = -3x10-5 C. A circular piece of aluminum foil is ...

Solved • Jan 27, 2021

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#### Q. Five charges are arranged as shown. The figure shows five Gaussian surfaces and the electric flux through each. What are the five charges q1 to q5 ...

Solved • Jan 27, 2021

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#### Q. A very long solid cylinder of radius R has a positive charge uniformly distributed throughout it, with a charge per unit volume λ. From the express...

Solved • Jan 17, 2021

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#### Q. Consider an insulating sphere that has a total positive charge Q distributed uniformly throughout its volume. The sphere has a radius R. In this pr...

Solved • Dec 4, 2020

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#### Q. The three small spheres shown in the figure (Figure 1) carry charges q1 = 3.95 nC, q2 = -7.75 nC, and q3 = 2.50 nC.A. Find the net electric flux th...

Solved • Dec 4, 2020

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#### Q. Please answer True or False for the following questions:1.) Gauss' law is useful for calculating the electric field when the charge distribution is...

Solved • Sep 30, 2020

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#### Q. The figure shows three Gaussian surfaces and the electric flux through each.A. What is the charge q1?B. What is the charge q2?C. What is the charge...

Solved • Sep 22, 2020

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#### Q. Which spherical Gaussian surface has the larger electric flux?a. Surface Ab. Surface Bc. They have the same flux

Solved • Jul 24, 2020

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#### Q. Consider a point charge g in three-dimensional space. Symmetry requires the electric field to point directly away from the charge in all directions...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

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#### Q. A very long, uniformly charged cylinder has radius R and linear charge density λ.a. Find the cylinder's electric field strength outside the cylinde...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

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#### Q. A hollow, conducting sphere with an outer radius of 0.250 m and an inner radius of 0.200 m has a uniform surface charge density of +6.37×10−6 C/m2A...

Solved • Jul 15, 2020

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#### Q. A hollow conducting sphere of radius R carries a negative charge -q. (a) Write expressions for the electric field E inside (r&lt;R) and outside (r&...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. A slab of insulating material of uniform thickness d, lying between -d/2 to +d/2 along the x axis, extends infinitely in the y and z directions. Th...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. (Figure 1) shows two very large slabs of metal that are parallel and distance l apart. The top and bottom surface of each slab has surface area A. ...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. The Sun is lower in the sky during the winter than it is during the summer.a.) How does this change affect the flux of sunlight hitting a given are...

Solved • Jul 14, 2020

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#### Q. A spherical cavity is hollowed out of the interior of a neutral conducting sphere. At the center of the cavity is a point charge, of positive charg...

Solved • Jun 15, 2020

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#### Q. A spherical cavity is hollowed out of the interior of a neutral conducting sphere. At the center of the cavity is a point charge, of positive charg...

Solved • Jun 15, 2020

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#### Q. A spherical cavity is hollowed out of the interior of a neutral conducting sphere. At the center of the cavity is a point charge, of positive charg...

Solved • Jun 15, 2020

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#### Q. A spherical cavity is hollowed out of the interior of a neutral conducting sphere. At the center of the cavity is a point charge, of positive charg...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. An infinite cylindrical rod has a uniform volume charge density rho (where ρ &gt; 0). The cross section of the rod has radius r0. 1. Find the magni...

Solved • Jun 2, 2020

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#### Q. In a thunderstorm, charge builds up on the water droplets or ice crystals in a cloud. Thus, the charge can be considered to be distributed uniforml...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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#### Q. A cube has one corner at the origin and the opposite cornerat the point (L,L,L). The sides of the cube are parallel to the coordinate planes. The e...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

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#### Q. A net charge is placed on a hollow conducting sphere. How does the net charge distribute itself?A. The net charge uniformly distributes itself on t...

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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#### Q. To understand the meaning of the variables in Gauss's law, and the conditions under which the law is applicable.Gauss's law is usually writtenwhere...

Solved • Apr 7, 2020

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#### Q. a) What is the electric flux Φ3 through the annular ring, surface 3? (Express your answer in terms of C, r1, r2, and any constants.)b) What is the ...

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

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#### Q. An insulating sphere of radius a, centered at the origin, has a uniform volume charge density.Find the electric field E(r) inside the sphere (for r...

Solved • Mar 18, 2020

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#### Q. A charge of 10 μC is at the geometric center of a cube. What is the electric flux through one of the faces? The permittivity of a vacuum is 8.85419...

Solved • Jun 27, 2017

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#### Q. The net electric flux through a closed surface is 1. zero if only positive charges are enclosed by the surface. 2. zero if only negative charges ...

Solved • Jun 27, 2017

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#### Q. A point charge Q is placed at the center of cube of side a. The electric flux through any one of the six sides is kQ/a2 Q/6εo Q/εo 0 Cannot ...

Solved • Jun 18, 2017

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#### Q. Gaussian surface A is a cube with side length L and encloses a charge Q. A separate gaussian surface B is a sphere with radius length 10L and enclo...

Solved • May 30, 2017

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#### Q. A point charge Q is placed at the center of a cube of side a. The electric flux through any one of the six sides is a) kQ/a2 b) Q/6ϵ0 c) Q/ϵ0 d...

Solved • May 30, 2017

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#### Q. The electric field is constant over each face of the cube shown in the figure. Does the box contain positive charge, negative charge, or no charge?...

Solved • Apr 10, 2017

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#### Q. A cubic box of side a, oriented as shown, contains an unknown charge. The vertically directed electric field has a uniform magnitude E at the top s...

Solved • Jan 12, 2017

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#### Q. A charge is placed in a closed box. If the size of the box doubles, the electric flux going through the boxA) reverse the sign but keeps the same m...

Solved • Jan 5, 2017

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#### Q. A solid conducting sphere of radius R1 and total charge q1 is enclosed by a conducting shell with an inner radius R2 and outer radius R3 and total ...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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#### Q. A solid conducting sphere of radius R1 and total charge q1 is enclosed by a conducting shell with an inner radius R2 and outer radius R3 and total ...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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#### Q. The figure shows four Gaussian surfaces surrounding a distribution of charges. Which Gaussian surfaces have no electric flux through them? (Check a...

Solved • Jan 4, 2017

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#### Q. A point charge 4q &gt; 0 is placed at the center point  O. There is a thick conducting spherical shell with inner radius R2 and outer radius R '2 c...

Solved • Jan 3, 2017

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#### Q. A point charge 4q &gt; 0 is placed at the center point  O. There is a thick conducting spherical shell with inner radius R2 and outer radius R '2 c...

Solved • Jan 3, 2017

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#### Q. A solid conducting sphere of radius a is placed inside of a conducting shell which has an inner radius b and an outer radius c. There is a charge q...

Solved • Jan 3, 2017

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#### Q. A (4.15 m by 4.15 m) square base pyramid with height of 2.53 m is placed in a vertical electric field of 50.1 N/C. Calculate the total electric flu...

Solved • Dec 28, 2016

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#### Q. A negative charge (-Q) resides at the center of a pyramid with a triangular base. The electric flux through each of the surface is A) -Q/(4ε0) B)...

Solved • Dec 27, 2016

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#### Q. A spherical shell has an inner radius of 10 cm and an outer radius of 12 cm. If the spherical shell has a charge Q = 10 nC, and encloses a charge q...

Solved • Dec 22, 2016

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#### Q. Some shape is made up of 8 different surfaces. If the electric flux through each surface of the shape is given below, how much charge is enclosed b...

Solved • Dec 22, 2016

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#### Q. If more electric field lines leave a gaussian surface than enter it, what can you conclude about the net charge enclosed by that surface? A) is po...

Solved • Dec 21, 2016

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#### Q. A conducting spherical shell carrying a charge -5 nC encloses a point charge +5 nC. What is the induced charge (qout) on the "outer" surface of the...

Solved • Dec 21, 2016

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#### Q. A spherical surface completely surrounds two charges. Find the electric flux through the surface if the charges are +3.5x10-6 C and -2.3x10-6 C.

Solved • Dec 20, 2016