Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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Chapter 24 - Gauss's Law - Conceptual Questions - Page 681: 3


As area of square is larger, the flux through it is larger.

Work Step by Step

Flux will depend on the number of field lines passing through an area. As, the area of square will be larger than the area of circle, it means more field lines will pass through the square than circle so the flux will be more for square.
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