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

An electrically neutral conducting sphere of inner radius Ra and outer radius Rb is centered on the origin. Two equal, positive point charges of magnitude Q are located on the x-axis on each side a distance d from the origin. Determine the electrical potential in the regions:

a) 0≤r≤R_a

b) R_a≤r≤R_b

c) R_b≤r≤∞

2. Relevant equations

(1)∮▒〖E∙da〗= Q_enc/ϵ_o

(2)V= -∫▒〖E ∙dl〗

3. The attempt at a solution

I used Gauss' Law in integral form (1) to find the electric field in each of the regions then used equation (2) to find the electric potential. My question lies on the third region in regards to the two point charges and how they come into play.

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# Homework Help: Electric Potential for neutral conducting sphere

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