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College Physics

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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027
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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027

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Chapter 16, Problem 59AP
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Three parallel-plate capacitors are constructed, each having the same plate area A and with C1 having plate spacing d1, C2 having plate sparing d2, and C3 having plate sparing d3. Show that the total capacitance C of the three capacitors connected in series is the same as a capacitor of plate area A and with plate spacing d = d1 + d2 + d3.

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