OK I just want to start from the beginning and try to get the first part of this problem so I can get what is going on in my head and understand it. Here's the problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A point charge q is imbedded in a solid material of dielectric constant K.

A) Use Gauss's law as stated in equation [tex]\oint{K \vec{E} \cdot \vec{A}} \;=\; \frac{Q_{free}}{\epsilon_{0}}[/tex] to find the magnitude of the electric field due to the point charge q at a distance d from the charge.

So how does it effect what is going on? I mean the dielectric? I don't get it!

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# Homework Help: Gauss' Law in Dielectrics Part II

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