Gauss' Law: Definition & Examples


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What is Gauss' Law?

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1. How can Gauss' Law be described in terms of variables/equations?

2. What is electric flux a measure of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your comfort-level with topics pertaining to Gauss' Law. Quiz questions ask you to define terms, recall formulas, and solve practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will require you to:

  • Define Gauss' Law
  • Recall algebraic formulas
  • Understand electric flux
  • Solve theoretical problems

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired formulas related to Gauss' Law to solve practice problems
  • Comprehending key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define and apply main terms, such as Gauss' Law and electric flux
  • Information recall - access the information you've gained about Gauss' Law

Additional Learning

For more information on Gauss' Law, see the related lesson called Gauss' Law: Definition & Examples. Topics covered in this lesson include:

  • Gauss' Law as it relates to electromagnetism
  • Calculating electric flux
  • Practice problems