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

The left-hand sphere has a positive charge Q and the right-hand sphere has a negative charge -Q . Charge is distibuted uniformly over each of two spherical volumes with radius R. One sphere of charge is centered at the origin and the other at x=2R .

Find the magnitude of the net electric field at the point R/2 on the x-axis

2. Relevant equations

E=[tex]\frac{1}{4\pi\epsilon_{0}}[/tex] ([tex]\frac{Q}{R^{2}}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

Since the point is located within the first sphere, I thought the electric field would be zero.

Then I typed in:

E=[tex]\frac{1}{4\pi\epsilon_{0}}[/tex] ([tex]\frac{Q}{\frac{3}{2}R^{2}}[/tex]

but it said the answer was wrong. Can anyone please help?

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: Magnitude of an Electric field on a point by 2 charged spheres

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