# What is the application of Gauss law? Derive

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What is the application of Gauss law? Derive it.

## Gauss Law:

Gauss's law is a useful equation in finding electric field. It was derived from one of Maxwell's equation. One key idea in deriving this is the divergence theorem which relates volume integral into surface integral.

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View this answerOne application of Gauss's law is determining the electric field of a given charge distribution. It utilizes the symmetry of the charge distribution....

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Gauss' Law: Definition & Examples

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Chapter 12 / Lesson 5Learn 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.

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