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

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

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