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Homework Help: Two conducting infinite plates

  1. Sep 9, 2012 #1
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    Shouldn't it be double this answer?

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  3. Sep 10, 2012 #2
    Anyone? The charge density of both should be considered, and since they are the same, that is 2 times the given charge density divided by the permittivity constant.
  4. Sep 10, 2012 #3


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    If you use Gauss's Law to find the electric field between the plates, your Gaussian surface will only enclose charge from one plate or the other.
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