College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 15 - Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 554: 19


(b) more electric field lines will point inwards than outward

Work Step by Step

As gaussian surface has net $-5.0$ C charge, this means it has $+x$ and $-(x+5)$ charge for some real $x$. So, it has more lines pointing inward than outward.
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