University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 22 - Gauss's Law - Problems - Discussion Questions: Q22.3

Answer

The flux through each of the 4 surfaces is unaffected.

Work Step by Step

The flux through a closed surface depends only on the enclosed charge. The newly-added charge is outside of each of the 4 surfaces, so it contributes zero net flux to each one of them.
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