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Solutions for Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt 9780321909107

Solution for problem 25RQ Chapter 22

Why is there no electric field at the center of a charged

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition


Problem 25RQ

Why is there no electric field at the center of a charged spherical conductor?

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Solution 25RQ Because the mutual repulsion, mobile electrons in the conductor will spread out uniformly over the outer surface of the ball, so the force and the field on a test charge at the center is zero because opposing forces balance in every direction.

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