P25_019 - = 6 . 37 × 10 6 m is the radius of Earth. The...

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19. Assume the charge on Earth is distributed with spherical symmetry. If the electric potential is zero at inFnity then at the surface of Earth it is V = q/ 4 πε 0 R ,whe re q i
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Unformatted text preview: = 6 . 37 × 10 6 m is the radius of Earth. The magnitude of the electric Feld at the surface is E = q/ 4 πε R 2 , so V = ER = (100 V / m)(6 . 37 × 10 6 m) = 6 . 4 × 10 8 V....
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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