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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Conductor in a Field

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A hollow neutral conducting sphere is placed in between two charged plates. Which of the following is true of the electric field in the sphere?

A

The strength of the electric field is inversely proportional to the distance from the plates.

B

The strength of the electric field is uniform.

C

The strength of the electric field is inversely proportional to the distance from the plates squared.

D

The strength of the electric field is zero.

E

The strength of the electric field is proportional to the distance from the plates cubed.