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Homework Help: Basic capacitors question

  1. Nov 1, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/9616/capacitanceqj8.jpg [Broken]

    C = 12pF
    2. Relevant equations
    The basic equations for capacitance in series and capacitance in parallel, which I assume everyone knows
    3. The attempt at a solution

    Well I calculated the two capacitors in the middle in parallel, which is 24pF
    And I assumed the other two are in series, which means it is 8pF

    A total of 32pF, but that's not the answer listed in multiple choice.

    Help?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 3, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 1, 2007 #2
    Nvm, I did it wrong, got the answer: 6pF
     
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