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

A sphere of radius R is placed in a uniform electric field of E=233 N/C i. Find the electric flux into and out of the sphere.

2. Relevant equations

I understand that Gauss's Law is shown as...

∫E dot dA = Q/epsilon not

3. The attempt at a solution

Well, since we're dealing with a sphere with E being constant, I figured you could pull the E out of the integral and be left with E∫dA where dA is =4pi*r^2. So you'd be left with E(4pi*R). But this doesn't look right to me. Keep in mind, there is no charge in or out of the sphere. And the field lines are perfectly horizontal through the sphere.

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# Homework Help: Finding the electric flux through a sphere

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