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Electric field help please

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Homework Statement


calculate the electric field strength 0.3m from the centre of a small metal sphere cArying a charge of +5.0810^-6


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The Attempt at a Solution


TRIED putting into f = q1q2k/d^2 with q1 and q2 both being the known charge, but did not work

any help is appreciated thanks
 

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rl.bhat
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How you define electric field?
 
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i don't know what you mean the entire question is written out.
 
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rl.bhat
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i don't know what you mean the entire question is written out.
What is the expression for an electric field at a point d from a charge q?
In the problem only one charge is given.
 
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not sure, thats the question given. maybe its not right.
 
  • #6
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dont worry i figured it out myself it was E = kq/d^2
thanks anyway.
 

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