Conductor Surface Charge#

The conductor in the figure has an excess charge of \({{params.Q}}\rm\ \mu C\). A point charge \(q = {{params.q}}\rm\ \mu C\) is placed in the cavity.

Conductor with a cavity enclosing a point charge.

Part 1#

What is the net charge on the surface of the cavity? Give your answer in units of micro-Coulombs.

Answer Section#

Part 2#

What is the net charge on the outer surface of the conductor? Give your answer in units of micro-Coulombs.

Answer Section#

pl-submission-panel#


pl-answer-panel#

\(Q\_\mathrm{cavity}=\) \(\rm\ \mu C\)
\(Q\_\mathrm{outer}=\) \(\rm\ \mu C\)

Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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