Two infinite conducting plates 1 and 2 are separated by a distance l. A point charge q is located between the plates at a distance x from plate 1. Find the charges induced on each plate.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I solved this problem assuming (intuitively) that a potential difference between plate 1 and 2 equals 0 and got correct result but I don't understand why is that correct assumption when two plates are not connected with conductor? I also imagined that charge q is uniformly spread over the plane passing through that charge and parallel to the plates because induced charge remains unchanged if we imagine this.

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# Homework Help: Point charge between two conducting plates

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