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A point charge is at rest inside a thin metallic spherical shell.but is not at its Centre.what is the force acting on the charge?

A point charge is at rest inside a thin metallic spherical shell.but is not at its Centre.what is the force acting on the charge?

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Grade:12th pass

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Arun
25758 Points
2 years ago
The metallic spherical shell acts as a shield and do not allow the electric field outside to penetrate through it. Hence, electric field inside shell due to Q and q1 is zero. Hence, no force will act on charge q
Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10335 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

The electric field inside the shell is zero

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