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

A metal ball with radius R = 0,6 m is charged with Q = 0.15 nC. Find the electrical field as function of the distance r from the center of the ball.

3. The attempt at a solution

Gauss law:

Q = e_{0}*E(r)*A = e_{0}*E(r)*4*pi*R^2

which gives

E(r) = Q / e_{0}*4*pi*R^2

I know that inside the ball, the field will be 0. But obviously this is not a function of r...Am I on the right track?

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# Homework Help: Gauss law

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