# Capacitors C1 = 6.0 µF and C2 = 2.0 µF are charged as a parallelcombination across a 250 - V battery. The capacitors aredisconnected from the battery and from each other. They arethen connected positive plate to negative plate and negativeplate to positive plate. Calculate the resulting charge on eachcapacitor.

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Capacitors C1 = 6.0 µF and C2 = 2.0 µF are charged as a parallel
combination across a 250 - V battery. The capacitors are
disconnected from the battery and from each other. They are
then connected positive plate to negative plate and negative
plate to positive plate. Calculate the resulting charge on each
capacitor.

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Step 1

Given:

C1 = 6 μF

C2 = 2 μF

Applied voltage = 250 V

Given:

C1 = 6 μF

C2 = 2 μF

Applied voltage = 250 V

Given:

C1 = 6 μF

C2 = 2 μF

Applied voltage = 250 V

Given:

C1 = 6 μF

C2 = 2 μF

Applied voltage = 250 V help_outlineImage TranscriptioncloseGiven: C; = 6 µF C2 = 2 µF Applied voltage = 250 V fullscreen
Step 2 help_outlineImage TranscriptioncloseEquivalent capacitance for parallel combination can be calculated as Cag = G +C, C, =6+2 C = 8µF %3D fullscreen
Step 3 help_outlineImage TranscriptioncloseIn parallel combination voltage across each capacitor is same. Therefore, V = V, =V = 250 V fullscreen

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