Problem: What is the net electric flux through the cylinder (b) shown in (Figure 2)?Express your answer in terms of the variables E, R, and the constant π.

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Electric flux:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{\varphi }}}_{{\mathbf{E}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{EAcos\theta }}}$

Electric flux through the left side:

$\begin{array}{rcl}{\mathbf{\varphi }}_{\mathbf{E}\mathbf{1}}& \mathbf{=}& \mathbf{E}\mathbf{\left(}\mathbf{\pi }{\mathbf{R}}^{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{\right)}\mathbf{c}\mathbf{o}\mathbf{s}\mathbf{\left(}\mathbf{0}\mathbf{°}\mathbf{\right)}\end{array}$

Problem Details

What is the net electric flux through the cylinder (b) shown in (Figure 2)?

Express your answer in terms of the variables E, R, and the constant π.

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