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How much of potential energy stored in conducting sphere

  1. Feb 15, 2009 #1
    can anyone help me to solve this problem.....

    An isolated conducting sphere which radius R is 6.85cm has a charge q=1.25nc. Determine how much potential energy stored in conducting sphere?

    I try to solve it but can't get the ans....the hint given is by using c=4(pi)ER
    answer is =103nJ

    thanks for helping
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2009
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  3. Feb 15, 2009 #2


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