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Homework Help: Potential V and electric field E for uniform charge density on sphere

  1. Jul 25, 2004 #1
    One problem I cant solve.

    A uniform charge density of p coul/m3 is in the shape of a sphere of radius R.
    Find expressions for the potential V and the field E at a distance r from the center, for points inside or outside the sphere.

    Can u help me?
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  3. Jul 26, 2004 #2
    Send in your solution first...and then we can help you out better.

    What is your specific problem with this?

  4. Jul 26, 2004 #3


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    Two words: Gauss's Law. This should probably be the first thing to pop into your head whenever you see spherical symmetry in a problem.
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