(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The electric potential of a very large isolated flat metal plate is 2000 V. The plate carries a uniform distribution of charge with surface density σ=1 μC/m2. Determine potential V at a distance x=1 cm from the plate. Assume that point x is far from the edges and that x is much smaller than the size of the plate.

2. Relevant equations

To find the magnitude of the electric field I know I have to use: |E|=σ/2ϵ0

3. The attempt at a solution

I'll be honest I have no clue how to solve this problem, any pointers in the right direction would greatly help!

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# Homework Help: Determining the electric potential at a distance

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