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annamal
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When I try to derive Gauss's law with a straight line of charge with density ##\lambda## through a cylindrical surface of length L and radius R,
$$\vec E = \frac{\lambda*L}{4\pi\epsilon*r^2}$$
$$A = 2\pi*r*L$$
$$\vec E*A = \frac{\lambda *L^2}{2\epsilon*r} \neq \frac{q_{enc}}{\epsilon}$$
What am I doing wrong?
$$\vec E = \frac{\lambda*L}{4\pi\epsilon*r^2}$$
$$A = 2\pi*r*L$$
$$\vec E*A = \frac{\lambda *L^2}{2\epsilon*r} \neq \frac{q_{enc}}{\epsilon}$$
What am I doing wrong?