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What is the flux through a sphere if charge is placed on the sphere?

What is the flux through a sphere if charge is placed on the sphere?

Grade:12

5 Answers

Shobhit Varshney IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 33 Points
6 years ago
hi,

Flux would be zero through the sphere (according to Gauss’s theorem)as the charge enclosed in the sphere is zero.

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noneool
24 Points
6 years ago
It is definately not zero since it is either completely outside nor inside.
Shobhit Varshney IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 33 Points
6 years ago

Hi,
According to the Gauss’s theorem, the charge should be completely inside the Gaussian surface to create a flux through the surface.
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noneool
24 Points
6 years ago
But there is a net fied lines that originate inside the sphere and exiting it.
Because at microlevel the charge is partially inside the sphere.
abhishek singh
40 Points
6 years ago
    ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh  ….
i have solved this type of question ,,
by symmetry we take half charge inside and half charge outside .. now solve to get   your answer     q/2e0.. thanks 
 

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