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Electric Flux Q

  1. Jan 16, 2017 #1
    Hey guys,

    I've been struggling to understand why the flux through a hemisphere is E*pi*R^2
    The question is part a of
    https://www.physicsforums.com/attachments/hemisphereproblem-jpg.66865/


    Formula to be used:

    Flux = Scalar Product of Electric Field and Area; Area here is 2*pi*R^2


    Attempt at solution:

    Flux = E*2*pi*R^2

    Any help would be extremely appreciated thanks guys!!
     
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