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Is there a surface charge density?

Consider a dielectric sphere placed within a dielctric medium. There is a uniform electric field $E_0$ present throughout in the medium. Would there be surface charge on the sphere?
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What is discontinuity in Vector Fields

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Boundary conditions for static electric field

Consider a surface that carries surface charge density. In electrostatics, boundary conditions are studied by showing that there is a discontinuity in the normal component of the electric field across ...
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What is a boundary condition for capacitors/dielectrics?

I am extremely confused about what boundary conditions are. One minute ago I was solving easy capacitor questions and the next minute I am being asked boundary condition questions and there is no such ...