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Consider two concentric spherical shells, one with radius R, and with the radius 2R. Both have the same charge Q. At a point just inside the outershell, the magnitude of the electric field is

A. 2kQ/R
C. KQ/2R
D. 2kQ/R^2

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The magnitude of electric field at point just inside outer shells are determined. The outer spheres are analyzed. The solution clearly shows the formulas used in solving the problem.

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