Problem: Which capacitor discharges more quickly after the switch is closed?A. Capacitor AB. Capacitor BC. They discharge at the same rate.D. We can’t say without knowing the initial amount of charge

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Time constant of the capacitor is, T = RC

For Capacitor A, T = (2)(6 × 10-6) = 12 × 10-6 s

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Which capacitor discharges more quickly after the switch is closed?

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A. Capacitor A

B. Capacitor B

C. They discharge at the same rate.

D. We can’t say without knowing the initial amount of charge

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