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Problem: Consider the circuit shown below. Assume ε = 19 V.A. What is the charge on 3.0 μF capacitor?B. What is the charge on 4.0 μF capacitor?C. What is the charge on 6.0 μF capacitor?

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Charge:

Q=CV

Equivalent capacitance for two capacitors in series:

Ceq=C1C2C1+C2

A.

Charge, Q = (3.0 × 10-6)(19) = 5.7 × 10-5 C

The charge on 3.0 μF capacitor is 5.7 × 10-5 C.

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Consider the circuit shown below. Assume ε = 19 V.

A. What is the charge on 3.0 μF capacitor?

B. What is the charge on 4.0 μF capacitor?

C. What is the charge on 6.0 μF capacitor?

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