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Hey guys.

I got this question:

"Calculate the electric field of half a spherical shell with radius R and uniform surface charge density [tex]\sigma[/tex] along its axis of symmetry above the shell."

I guess I shell use Gauss law, the thing is that the Gauss surface will not be closed above the half spherical shell so I though about calculating the electric field for a full spherical shell and then divide it by 2 to get the electric field above the upper half spherical shell.

What do you say? is that the way to go?

Thanks in advance.

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Half charged spherical shell

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