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3. An electronic flash uses a 950 µF capacitor. When it is fully charged the potential difference between the
plates is 290 V.
a. Sketch the capacitor labeling the high potential side.
b. What is the magnitude of the charge on each plate?
How much energy is stored in the charged capacitor?
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3. An electronic flash uses a 950 µF capacitor. When it is fully charged the potential difference between the plates is 290 V. a. Sketch the capacitor labeling the high potential side. b. What is the magnitude of the charge on each plate? How much energy is stored in the charged capacitor?

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Step 1

Given information:

The capacitance of the capacitor (C) = 950 µF

The potential across the capacitor (V) = 290 V

The capacitor can be picturized as:

Physics homework question answer, step 1, image 1

 

Step 2

The charge on the capacitor is given by:

Physics homework question answer, step 2, image 1

The energy stored in the capacitor is given by:

Physics homework question answer, step 2, image 2

 

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