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Two capacitors give an equivalent capacitance of 9.00 pF when connected in parallel and an equivalent capacitance of 1.59 pF when connected in series. What is the capacitance of each capacitor?

smaller capacitor | pF |

bigger capacitor | pF |

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Two capacitors give an equivalent capacitance of 9.70 pF when
connected in parallel and an equivalent capacitance of 1.64 pF when
connected in series. What is the capacitance of each capacitor?
Small capacitor? Big capacitor?

Now let’s look at a specific problem involving series and
parallel combinations of capacitors. Two capacitors, one with
C1=6.0μF and the other with C2=3.0μF, are connected to a potential
difference of Vab=18V. Find the equivalent capacitance, and find
the charge and potential difference for each capacitor when the two
capacitors are connected (a) in series and
(b) in parallel.
PART A: Repeat this example
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C) What is the potential difference across the 5 pF
capacitor?
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A 13 pF capacitor is connected in series with a 5 pF and 9 pF
capacitor that are connected in parallel. The three capacitors are
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equivalent capacitance of the circuit? B) How much charge is on the
13 pF capacitor? C) What is the potential difference across the 5
pF capacitor?
D) A parallel plate capacitor of plate area A and plate
separation d is fully...

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b. if the circuit is connected to a power source of 20 V across
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which one is correct? Please explain
When two or more capacitors are connected in parallel across a
potential difference
1. Each capacitor carried the same amount of charge
2. The potential difference across the combination is the
algebraic sum of the potential differences across the individual
capacitors.
3. The equivalent capacitance of the combination is less than
the capacitance of any of the capacitors
4. All of the above choices are correct
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Please include a picture, and show work pls!!! I need to
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