Problem: A stack of paper with net dielectric constant K is placed between the plates of a capacitor holding a fixed charge. What happens to the electric field F and the energy U stored between the plates (E0 and U0 are the values before sheet is inserted)? A. E → E0/K, U → U0/K B. E → E0/K, U → U0K C. E → E0K, U → U0K D. E → E0K, U → U0/K E. E → E0, U → U0/K2

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A stack of paper with net dielectric constant K is placed between the plates of a capacitor holding a fixed charge. What happens to the electric field F and the energy U stored between the plates (E0 and U0 are the values before sheet is inserted)?

A. E → E0/K, U → U0/K

B. E → E0/K, U → U0K

C. E → E0K, U → U0K

D. E → E0K, U → U0/K

E. E → E0, U → U0/K2

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