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Gauss law for a point charge

  1. Sep 10, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations

    Gauss' Law

    3. The attempt at a solution

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

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    Last edited: Sep 10, 2012
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 10, 2012 #2
    I have come to this result many times and its the only thing keeping me from my 100. Any ideas?
     
  4. Sep 10, 2012 #3
    Post your calculation; but I suspect you're confusing electric field with electric flux. Can't be sure unless you show your arithmetic.
     
  5. Sep 11, 2012 #4
    I see that, you're absolutely right.

    Thank you!
     
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