For 2 capacitors in series, the equivalent capacitance is:
For capacitors in parallel, the equivalent capacitance is:
Capacitor C5 and C6 are in parallel.
C56 = 0.65 + 13 = 13.65 μF
A combination of series and parallel connections of capacitors is shown in the figure. The sizes of these capacitors are given by the follow data:
C1 = 4.1 μF
C2 = 3.2 μF
C3 = 7.7 μF
C4 = 1.6 μF
C5 = 0.65 μF
C6 = 13 μF
Find the total capacitance of the combination of capacitors in microfarads.
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