Problem: Two capacitors of capacitance 3C and 5C (where C = 0.13 F) are connected in series with a resistor of resistance R Randomized Variables R=5.5 Ω If the circuit was charged by a 10.0 V source how much total charge (in C) did both capacitors have in them to begin with?

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Equivalent capacitance for two capacitors:

Ceq=C1C2C1+C2

The charge stored in a capacitor:

Q=CV

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Two capacitors of capacitance 3C and 5C (where C = 0.13 F) are connected in series with a resistor of resistance R Randomized Variables R=5.5 Ω 

If the circuit was charged by a 10.0 V source how much total charge (in C) did both capacitors have in them to begin with?

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