For 2capacitors in series, the equivalent capacitance is:
For capacitors in parallel, the equivalent capacitance is:
If we have a 30μF capacitor and need a 50μF capacitor, we can consider any connection we want.
You need a capacitance of 50 μF, but you don't happen to have a 50 μF capacitor. You do have a 30 μF capacitor. A. What additional capacitor do you need to produce a total capacitance of 50 μF B. Should you join the two capacitors in parallel or in series?
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