Problem: A uniform electric field is established by connecting the plates of a parallel-plate capacitor to a 12-V battery.A) If the plates are seperated by 0.75 cm, what is the magnitude of the electric field in the capacitor?B) A charge of +6.24 x 10 -6 C moves from the positive plate to the negative plate. Find the change in electric potential energy for this charge.

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A uniform electric field is established by connecting the plates of a parallel-plate capacitor to a 12-V battery.

A) If the plates are seperated by 0.75 cm, what is the magnitude of the electric field in the capacitor?

B) A charge of +6.24 x 10 -6 C moves from the positive plate to the negative plate. Find the change in electric potential energy for this charge.

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