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Conducting Sphere: Strongest Electric Field

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Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All Rights Reserved.

A hollow conducting sphere has a net charge of $+Q$. There are four labeled points all on the inside of the sphere, as shown above. Points A through D are located progressively closer to the center of the sphere.

Which point has the largest magnitude of electric field?

A

Point A.

B

Point B.

C

Point C.

D

Point D.

E

All points have the same magnitude of electric field.