Gauss's Law - A hollow sphere with inner and outer radius

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Gauss's Law - A hollow sphere with inner and outer radius!!

Homework Statement


A spherical shell of inner radius R1 and outer R2 carries a charge Q that is uniformly distributed throughout its volume. No other charges present.
a)calculate E inside the sphere
b)within the volume
c)outside the sphere


Homework Equations


Im not really sure what to do, i understand how to calculate for a hollow sphere without a surface thickness, but this has got me stuck. any help would be appreciated


The Attempt at a Solution

 

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tiny-tim
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hi roman15! :smile:

(try using the X2 icon just above the Reply box :wink:)

hint: what is the flux through a sphere of radius
a) < R1
b) > R1 but < R2
c) > R2 ? :wink:
 

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