PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II
Answer for Ch. 24, 52P
a) To find the total charge on the sphere, integrate over the charge density with spherical shells, from 0 to R, as shown:
b) Consider a gaussian sphere of radius r, centered in the charged sphere. Then the charge enclosed is given by:
Note the change to the dummy variable r' for integration.
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