Question
Mon April 16, 2012 By: Devansh Tiwari

Accordin to Gauss's Law,The total electric flux across a closed surface doest not depend on radius.But when we calculate the flux of infinitely long staright wire,we come to an expression dependent of r.Please explain.

Expert Reply
Tue April 17, 2012

Gauss’s law states that the total electric flux through a closed surface is equal to

 

times the not charge enclosed by surface.

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