# Problem: You can increase the capacitance of a capacitor by A. Decreasing the plate spacing B. Increasing the plate spacing.  C. Decreasing the area of the plates. D. Increasing the area of the plates. E. Both A and D F. Both B and C

###### FREE Expert Solution

Capacitance,

$\overline{){\mathbf{C}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{\epsilon }}_{\mathbf{0}}\mathbf{A}}{\mathbf{d}}}$

From the above equation, we can increase the capacitance by:

Increasing the Area, A,

or

###### Problem Details

You can increase the capacitance of a capacitor by

A. Decreasing the plate spacing

B. Increasing the plate spacing.

C. Decreasing the area of the plates.

D. Increasing the area of the plates.

E. Both A and D

F. Both B and C