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Q & A: Gauss and point charges

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Most recent answer: 08/26/2015
Q:
we usually use gausse law for symmetrical body like sphere or cylinder...but can we use the gausse law to calculate the resultant electric field , for point test charge????
- pritamegh (age 19)
barasat, w.b, india
A:

Yes. That's  called Coulomb's law, or the inverse square law.

Mike W.


(published on 08/26/2015)

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