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

A grounded conducting hollow sphere of radiusacontains a ring of radiusband charge per unit length [tex]\Lambda[/tex]. The ring is coaxil to the z axis, and with the sphere lies a distancedabout the center of the sphere such that d^2 + b^2 < a^2. Find the potential within the sphere along the z-axis

2. Relevant equations

d^2 + b^2 < a^2.

3. The attempt at a solution

Honestly I dont know where to start. Reading Griffiths chapter 3.3 I attempted using the separation of variables but had no idea had to proceed. So now I am attempting on using the law of cosines and concentrating on the part where the radius of the charged ring and the center of the sphere make a triangle. However, i doubt this is right. Any help to push me in the right direction to solving this problem is greatly appreciated!

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# Homework Help: Grounded conducting hollow sphere

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