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`Phi = "Q" /epsilon_0`

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Gauss's law states that the enclosed electric charge in a closed surface is proportional to the net flux of an electric field through the surface.The Gauss's law is one of the Maxwell law of electromagnetism and it relates to the electric fields at points on the Gaussian (closed) surface and the net charge enclosed by that surface.

The flux of the electric field passing through a closed surface is defined as the product of the electric field passing through the area and the area of the surface in a plane perpendicular to the field.

In other words, Gauss law is also defined as the total charge `Q` enclosed within a surface divided by dielectric constant.

Hence, Gauss law can be mathematically written as,

`Phi= Q/epsilon_0` `-` `Phi` is sometimes also referred to as the Net Flux

Where,

`Phi` = Electric flux through a given surface

`Q` = total charge within a given surface (sometimes Q is termed as the net charge entrapped in that closed surface).

`epsilon_0` = Electric constant.

Gauss's law states that the net flux of an electric field through a closed surface is proportional to the enclosed electric charge. One of the four equations of Maxwell's laws of electromagnetism, it was first formulated by Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1835 and relates the electric fields at points on a closed surface (known as a "Gaussian surface") and the net charge enclosed by that surface. The electric flux is defined as the electric field passing through a given area multiplied by the area of the surface in a plane perpendicular to the field. Another statement of Gauss's law is that the net flux of an electric field through a surface divided by the enclosed charge is equal to a constant.