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title: Uniformly-charged sphere
topic: Electrostatics
author: Jake Bobowksi
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## Part 1
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## Attribution
Problem is from the [OpenStax University Physics Volume 2](https://openstax.org/details/books/university-physics-volume-2) textbook, licensed under the [CC-BY 4.0 license](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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