Electric field due to non uniformly charged spherical shell

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The volume charge density of spherical shell varies as ρ=-kr.If we have to calculate electric filed using gauss's law, can we treat as E. dA as E(dA) as there is azimuthal symmitry



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You want to integrate over the volume of the sphere to find the total charge enclosed. Then from there it's simple to find the electric field using Gauss's law.
 

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