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A surface charge density sigma(theta)=[sigma_o(cos(theta))] is glued to the surface of a spherical shell of radius R. There is a vacuum with no charges both inside and outside of the shell. Calculate the electrostatic potential and electric field both inside and outside of the spherical shell.

Side note: sigma_o is sigma subscript o.

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A surface charge density sigma(theta)=[sigma_o(cos(theta))] is
glued to the surface of a spherical shell of radius R. There is a
vacuum with no charges both inside and outside of the shell.
Calculate the electrostatic potential and the electric field both
inside and outside the spherical shell. (the "_" is a subscript in
sigma_o).

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