# Explain Gauss law in brief.

## Question:

Explain Gauss law in brief.

## Electric Flux

The word flux stands for flow or passes of something through a given area. Here electric flux is defined as the number of electric field lines passing through a given area. The electric flux is given by

{eq}\begin{align} \Phi = \int \vec{E}.d\vec{s} \end{align} {/eq}

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Gauss Law

Gauss law states that the electric flux through a gaussian surface is {eq}\frac{1}{\epsilon_0} {/eq} times of the net charge enclosed...

Gauss' Law: Definition & Examples

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 5
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Learn about Gauss' law and how it helps define electric fields based on electric charge. Examine an explanation of the Gauss' law equation, and see example problems.