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Determine potential outside a sphere

  1. Jan 15, 2010 #1
    1. How do I determine the potential in the region outside a sphere, when I have a static charge distribution outside the sphere?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 16, 2010 #2
    Consider internal charges inside the sphere that will produce fields that match the boundary conditions.

    Cumulative effect of theoretical internal and actual external charges will give you the answer.
     
  4. Jan 17, 2010 #3
    Gauss's Law?
     
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