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# Consider the force F on a charge ′q′ due to a uniformly charged spherical shell of radius R carrying charge Q distributed uniformly over it. Which one of the following statements is true for F, if ′q′ is placed at distance r from the centre of the shell?

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F=14πε0QqR2 for r<R
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14πε0QqR2>F>0 for r<R
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F=14πε0Qqr2 for r>R
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F=14πε0QqR2 for all r
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Solution

## The correct option is C F=14πε0Qqr2 for r>RFor uniformly distributed spherical shell, E=14πε0Qr2 (if r≥R) E=0 (if r<R) So, force on charge in electried field, F=qE F=0 (For r<R) And, F=14πε0Qqr2 (For r>R) Hence, option (C) is correct.

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