Problem: A combination of series and parallel connections of capacitors is shown in the figure. The sizes of these capacitors are given by the following data:C1 = 5.4 μFC2 = 3.7 μFC3 = 8.1 μFC4 = 1.2 μFC5 = 0.65 μFC6 = 14 μFFind the total capacitance of the combination of capacitors in microfarads

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Equivalent capacitance for series connection:

1Ceq=1C1+1C2+...+1Cn

Equivalent capacitance for parallel connection:

Ceq=C1+C2+...+Cn

C1 and C2 are in series.

1/C12 = 1/5.4 + 1/3.7 = 0.455455455

C12 = 2.2  μF

C5 and C6 are in parallel.

C56 = 0.65 + 16 = 16.65 μF

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A combination of series and parallel connections of capacitors is shown in the figure. The sizes of these capacitors are given by the following data:

C1 = 5.4 μF

C2 = 3.7 μF

C3 = 8.1 μF

C4 = 1.2 μF

C5 = 0.65 μF

C6 = 14 μF



Find the total capacitance of the combination of capacitors in microfarads

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