Physics Help Forum What's the electric field with a point charge not in the center of the sphere?

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 Mar 23rd 2013, 09:54 AM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Mar 2013 Posts: 1 What's the electric field with a point charge not in the center of the sphere? That's a hollow conducting sphere link img: http://i.stack.imgur.com/dXzo8.png My charge is at P (10uC). R = 0.15m. PS = 0.05m. DS = 0.35m. What's the electric field at point D?
 May 2nd 2013, 09:35 AM #2 Junior Member   Join Date: May 2013 Posts: 5 I think the coulomb's law formula works straight away for this E = kq/r(^2) where k = 9*10(^9), q = 10*10(^-6), r = DS - PS = 0.30 The ans will be 10(^5)

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