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

Thin rod AB has length L=100 cm and total charge q0=37 nC that is distributed in such a way that its line density [itex]\lambda[/itex] is proportional to the square of the distance from the end A, i.e. [itex]\lambda[/itex](x) =kx^2. Determine electric field E at the end A of the rod.

2. Relevant equations

E = (1/(4pi[itex]\epsilon[/itex]0))

Electric Field for a thin uniformly charged conducting wire: E = [itex]\lambda[/itex]/(2[itex]\pi[/itex]r[itex]\epsilon[/itex]0)

3. The attempt at a solution

if [itex]\lambda[/itex](x) =kx^2 , can we find k by plugging in 1m in x and setting it equal to 37. meaning k is 37.

Since they are asking for the E at point A, is x just 0? and does that mean that E is 0?

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# Homework Help: Electric Field on finite charged rod

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