The answer is : perpendicular to the diameter. I don't understand how to arrive at that answer. I'm taking a high school physics course and have covered Electric field and Gauss's law for simple symmetries such as the sphere. Can anyone help me on this?
Edit: The solution says that the field component parallel to the diameter cancels out, which I don't think is correct because the point is away from the centre, and since the hemisphere is uniformly charged so on one side there will be more charge than on the other side. Any thoughts on this?
I have no other method of feedback so I'd appreciate any help I can get.