ch24_p78 - If it were a whole sphere (of the same density)...

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7 8. Since the electric potential is a scalar quantity, this calculation is far simpler than it would be for the electric field. We are able to simply take half the contribution that would be obtained from a complete (whole) sphere.
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Unformatted text preview: If it were a whole sphere (of the same density) then its charge would be q whole = 8.00 C. Then V = 1 2 V whole = 1 2 q whole 4 o r = 1 2 8.00 x 10-6 C 4 o (0.15 m) = 2.40 10 5 V ....
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