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anonymous
 4 years ago
A hollow metal sphere of radius 5 cm is charged such that the potential on its surface is 10 volts.The potential at the centre of the sphere is????????????
anonymous
 4 years ago
A hollow metal sphere of radius 5 cm is charged such that the potential on its surface is 10 volts.The potential at the centre of the sphere is????????????

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0potential inside the hollow sphere and on the surface is constant.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0electric field inside the hollow sphere is zero but potential remains constant.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thnQ SO Much @ram and apoorvk

ujjwal
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i make mistakes at times.. Its electric field which is zero. the potential at centre is still equal to potential at surface

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0from gauss' law we know that the field inside the hollow sphere is zero since the charge enclosed by the sphere is zero. Now, we also know that electric field is the negative gradient of potential. So, the derivative of potential is zero. and we know that the derivative of constat quantity is zero so the potential is zero inside the sphere.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://buphy.bu.edu/~duffy/semester2/d06_potential_spheres.html

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/potsph.html

ujjwal
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ramkrishna you mention ".....so the potential is zero inside the sphere."... A slight error though i know you didn't mean to write that.. view 2 ans above..

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry, there should be ".....so the potential is constant inside the sphere........." Thanks. @ujjwal for correction.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi hence sphere is conductor so voltage of sphere( whole of sphere) is same to surface of that
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