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Electric flux through one face of the cube.

  1. Apr 2, 2008 #1
    A point charge Q = 5.00 µC is located at the center of a cube of side L= 0.120 m. In addition, six other identical point charges having q = -0.50 µC are positioned symmetrically around Q, as shown in Figure P24.19. Determine the electric flux through one face of the cube.
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  3. Apr 2, 2008 #2
    Okay, so what have you done so far?
  4. Apr 3, 2008 #3


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    Use Gauss's law and the symmetry of a cube.
  5. Jan 23, 2011 #4
    same sort of question, is L not needed for the calculation?
    can someone check my work,
    Q=5.17 uC
    q=-1.10 uC
    L= 0.124 m
    per side=flux/6
    26900 N*m^2/C?
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