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Asked Mar 23, 2020
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In the figure, V = 10 V, C1 = C4 = 5.0 μF, C2 = 8.0 μF, and C3 = 3.0 μF. What is the charge on capacitor C4?
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Step 1

In the given circuit, the capacitors C1 and C2 are in parallel combination, and the capacitors C3 and C4 are in parallel combination. Calculate the equivalent capacitance for these two combinations, respectively.

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Step 2

These two equivalent capacitance are in series now. Calculate the voltage across the equivalent capacitance (Ceq,34), that will be voltage across the capacitor C4.

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