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Suppose that a = 5.00 cm, b = 20.0 cm, and c = 25.0 cm. Furthermore, suppose that the electric field at a point 15.5 cm from the center is measured to be 3.70 *103 N/C radially inward while the electric field at a point 50.0 cm from the center is 2.50 *102 N/C radially outward.

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From this information, find the following charges. (Include the sign of the charges.)

(a) the charge on the insulating sphere

At first i worked out the whole EA=Q/Epsilon(0); and tried 4pi(r^2)*Epsilon*3.7e3 in order to solve for Q, but it didnt work out; what am I doing wrong?

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# Homework Help: Gauss's Law and the electric field

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