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## Homework Statement

A empty cardboard box is placed in an electric field pointing upwards with a strength of 1100 N/C as shown above. The bottom of the box is tilted up by an angle Θ = 19° from the horizontal. Side A of the box faces out of the page and is 10 cm high and 14 cm long. Sides B and C are 10 cm high and 12 cm deep. Sides D and E are 14 cm long and 12 cm deep.

calculate flux through each side of the box

## Homework Equations

I have the equation Flux=EAcostheta

## The Attempt at a Solution

(1100)(120)(cos71) did not give me the right answer, so I thought I would try cos19, but that also didn't work. ( that is for side B) I'm not sure if I'm missing something conceptually, I also tried the negatives for both of these answers, the flux is flowing through the side, to my understanding, i don't see when the flux would NOT be going through the side in order to get a negative result. If someone could help me grasp where I'm going wrong with one of the sides i would greatly appreciate it.