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(a) Find the equivalent capacitance
between points a and b for the group of
capacitors connected as shown in Figure
P16.46 if C, = 5.00 µF, C2 = 10.00 µF,
and C3 = 2.00 µF. (b) If the potential
between points a and b is 60.0 V, what
charge is stored on C3?
Cq
|C3
C2
Figure P16.46
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Hi (a) Find the equivalent capacitance between points a and b for the group of capacitors connected as shown in Figure P16.46 if C, = 5.00 µF, C2 = 10.00 µF, and C3 = 2.00 µF. (b) If the potential between points a and b is 60.0 V, what charge is stored on C3? Cq |C3 C2 Figure P16.46

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The top two capacitors are in series (on both sides are the same), the equivalent capacitance is C

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=D C. = 3.33

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Now, combine the top three that are in parallel

Then combine the bottom two that are in parallel, to get 

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C21 = C; +C; +C, = 3.33+ 2.00 +3.33 = 8.66 µF Cp1 C22 = C, + C, =10.0+ 10.0 EG2 = 20.0 µF 91

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Combining the remaining two ...

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1 8.66 20 Cg C = 6.04 µF Cea 91

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