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Consider a thin spherical shell of radius R with its centre at origin, carrying a uniform positive charge. The variation of electric field E(r) and electric potential V(r) with radial distance r from the centre is given by

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Solution

The correct option is C
As we know that inside a uniform spherical surface charge distribution, the electric field is zero and electric potential is constant.

E=0 and V= constant

At points outside the charge distribution

E1r2 and V1r

So, option (c) is correct.

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