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# Gauss’ Law and Electric Fields

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## Questions and Answers

### What is the direction of the electric field for a dipole?

Starts from the positive charge and ends at the negative charge

### In Gauss' law for electric fields, what is the relationship between electric field strength and the number of field lines passing through a unit area?

They are directly proportional

### For a charged solid conducting sphere, what is the expression for the total flux through the spherical surface?

$k \times q \sum_{i=0} E_i \Delta s_i r^2$

### What is the direction of the electric field at every point on the surface of a sphere with a charge located at its center?

<p>Normal to the surface and points outward</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the formula for electric flux according to Gauss' law?

<p>$\phi_E = k \times q \sum_{i=0} E_i \cdot \Delta s_i$</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which statement about electric field lines is true?

<p>Field lines indicate the direction of electric field at any point</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What does Gauss' law relate to in the context of electric fields?

<p>The divergence of an electric field</p> Signup and view all the answers

### For a conducting shell, where is the charge distributed?

<p>Uniformly on the outer surface</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the magnitude of the electric field at every point on a conducting shell?

<p>$0$</p> Signup and view all the answers

### According to Gauss' law, how does the total flux through a closed surface relate to the charge enclosed within that surface?

<p>The total flux is directly proportional to the charge enclosed.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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