Vector field flux

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Given is vector field
[tex]\overrightarrow{C}(\overrightarrow{r})=r[/tex]
calculate flux
[tex]\Phi =\int_{S} \overrightarrow{C}\cdot d\overrightarrow{A}[/tex]
through sphere S with beginning in [0,0,0] and r=1
 

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tiny-tim
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welcome to pf!

hi michael892! welcome to pf! :wink:

show us what you've tried, and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help! :smile:
 
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i know i had to calculate surface integral but i didnt have multivariable calculus yet
 
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hih michael892! :smile:

(just got up :zzz:)
i know i had to calculate surface integral but i didnt have multivariable calculus yet

you won't need calculus, it's not complicated enough for that

what is r.dn on a sphere of radius r ? :wink:

(where n is the outward normal unit vector)
 

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