Three concentric hollow spherical conductors are charged as follows: the inner conductor carries charge Q, the middle conductor carries charge -2Q, and the outer conductor carries charge -Q. What is the charge on the outer surface of the middle conductor?
Flux= Qenc / ε0
The Attempt at a Solution
Because the flux inside a conductor has to be zero, I drew a gaussian surface in the second conductor, since the first conductor is carrying Q, the inner surface of the 2nd conductor should carry -Q, and the outer surface, to neutralize that should carry Q.
This is incorrect, and the correct answer is apparently -Q.