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Problem: Four 4μF capacitors are connected into a square. A battery of unknown voltage is connected between the diagonal corners of the square. As a result, one of the 4μF capacitor is charged to 0.12μC. a) Draw the schematic of the connection. b) How much energy is stored in this 4 μF capacitor? c) Find the total amount of charge provided by the battery. d)  Find the voltage of the battery.

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Four 4μF capacitors are connected into a square. A battery of unknown voltage is connected between the diagonal corners of the square. As a result, one of the 4μF capacitor is charged to 0.12μC.

a) Draw the schematic of the connection.

b) How much energy is stored in this 4 μF capacitor?

c) Find the total amount of charge provided by the battery.

d)  Find the voltage of the battery.

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