Consider a spherical shell with radius R and surface charge density σ = σ0 cosθ

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Homework Statement



Consider a spherical shell with radius R and surface charge density σ = σ0 cosθ
(a) What is the total charge carried by the shell?
(b) Please evaluate the charge carried by the upper hemisphere, in terms of σ0.



Homework Equations



Q=∫σ0 cosθ da


The Attempt at a Solution


For a), is zero correct?
For b), I don't know how to do the integation.
 

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What is theta? What coordinate system are you using?
 

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