Three very large square planes of charge are arranged as shown (on edge) in Fig. 21-70. From left to right, the planes have charge densities per unit area of -0.50 µC/m2, +0.20 µC/m2, and -0.30 µC/m2. Find the total electric field (direction and magnitude) at the points A, B, C, and D. Assume the plates are much larger than the distance AD.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A | B | C | D

I know that the Efield= charge density/2epsilon but I'm having trouble adding the fields. For example, Point B I would think equals E of the first plate + E of the second plate (due to the positive and negative signs). My answer of 2.82e4 + 1.13e4 = 3.95e4...is this correct?

Thanks in advance for the help, it is greatly appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Parallel Plates and charge density

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