Surface integrals and line integrals

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when we calculate the electric field due to a plane sheet or the magnetic field due to a wire,are we calculating it at a single point or the whole field due to the total wire?

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You are calculating the field at a single point by adding contributions from the entire plane or wire.
 
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Homework Statement



when we calculate the electric field due to a plane sheet or the magnetic field due to a wire,are we calculating it at a single point or the whole field due to the total wire?

Homework Equations




The Attempt at a Solution

What method are you using in each of these cases?
 

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