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## Homework Statement

I am to find the electric field for a charge distribution of

$$ \rho(x)= e^{-\kappa \sqrt{x^2}} $$

## Homework Equations

I know that gauss law is $$ \int E \cdot da = \frac{q_{enc}}{\epsilon_0} $$

## The Attempt at a Solution

I am not sure what the charge distribution looks like. Is this saying that there is only charge along the x axis? or is the charge everywhere? I am also no sure what kind of surface I should be integrating over. Should I be integrating over a circle and then finding the total charge enclosed within?