Problem 9: A capacitor is charged with a total charge of q = 5.1E-05 C. The capacitor is wired in series with a resistor, R-8 Randomized Variables q = 5.1 E-05 C ← Δ Part (a) Input an expression for the time constant, τ, of this circuit using the variables provided and C for capacitance. HOME 4 5 6 BACKS CLEAR Submit Hint I give up! Hints: 1 -deduction per hint. Hints remaining: Feedback: deduction per feedback. Part (b) What is the value of the time constant in s if the capacitor has capacitance of 1.0 μF? Δ Part (c) How long will it take the capacitor to discharge half of its charge in seconds?

Question
Problem 9:
A capacitor is charged with a total charge of q = 5.1E-05 C. The capacitor is wired in series with a resistor, R-8
Randomized Variables
q = 5.1 E-05 C
← Δ Part (a) Input an expression for the time constant, τ, of this circuit using the variables
provided and C for capacitance.
HOME
4 5 6
BACKS
CLEAR
Submit
Hint
I give up!
Hints: 1 -deduction per hint. Hints remaining:
Feedback:
deduction per feedback.
Part (b) What is the value of the time constant in s if the capacitor has capacitance of
1.0 μF?
Δ
Part (c) How long will it take the capacitor to discharge half of its charge in seconds?

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Problem 9: A capacitor is charged with a total charge of q = 5.1E-05 C. The capacitor is wired in series with a resistor, R-8 Randomized Variables q = 5.1 E-05 C ← Δ Part (a) Input an expression for the time constant, τ, of this circuit using the variables provided and C for capacitance. HOME 4 5 6 BACKS CLEAR Submit Hint I give up! Hints: 1 -deduction per hint. Hints remaining: Feedback: deduction per feedback. Part (b) What is the value of the time constant in s if the capacitor has capacitance of 1.0 μF? Δ Part (c) How long will it take the capacitor to discharge half of its charge in seconds?

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