# Energy in the field of charged conducting sphere

A conducting sphere of radius R carries a charge Q.

a) Calculate stored energy

b) Calculate the radius R(sub 0.5) within which the field energy is one half the total stored energy.

c) Calculate the radius R(sub0.9)

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A conducting sphere of radius R carries a charge q.

a) Calculate stored energy

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The solution calculates the stored energy and the radius of a sphere carrying a charge. The stored energy is calculated.

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