# Homework Help: Gauss law for a point charge

1. Sep 10, 2012

### 1MileCrash

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Attached

2. Relevant equations

Gauss' Law

3. The attempt at a solution

$\epsilon_{0} E(4\pi r^{2}) = q_{enc} = -1.738x10^{-19}$

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2. Sep 10, 2012

### 1MileCrash

I have come to this result many times and its the only thing keeping me from my 100. Any ideas?

3. Sep 10, 2012

### Antiphon

Post your calculation; but I suspect you're confusing electric field with electric flux. Can't be sure unless you show your arithmetic.

4. Sep 11, 2012

### 1MileCrash

I see that, you're absolutely right.

Thank you!