Asked by Samson Shaji Varghese | 23rd Apr, 2014, 11:56: AM

Expert Answer:

The number of field lines originating from a charge is given by a term called flux.
 
It depends on the number of field lines crossing per unit surface area of the body.
 
It is given as
 
straight ? subscript straight E equals straight q over straight epsilon subscript 0 equals fraction numerator 1 over denominator 8.85 cross times 10 to the power of minus 12 end exponent end fraction equals 1.13 cross times 10 to the power of 11
This is the quantitative measure of number of field lines originating from 1 C of charge.

Answered by  | 24th Apr, 2014, 11:40: AM

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