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Homework Help: Electrical potential inside a sphere using integration

  1. Sep 14, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the electrical potential inside a spherical shell carrying a
    total charge Q by integrating over the surface.

    2. Relevant equations
    E=k q/r^2

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I know the answer is zero from Gauss's law, but I don't know how to do the integration to get it.
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  3. Sep 15, 2014 #2


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    Do you want to use gauss' law or coulombs law? What integration are you asking about?
    This also might be more of a math problem.
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