~christina~

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**1. Homework Statement**

Assume that [tex]C_1= 10.0 \mu F[/tex], [tex]C_2= 5.00\mu F[/tex], and[tex] C_3= 4.00\mu F[/tex]. A potential difference of [tex]V[/tex]= 100V is applied across this network of capacitors.

1st picture is original (after that is when I simplified the circuit or tried to anyhow)

a) find the equivalent capacitance of this circuit

b) find the potential difference across capacitor 2

c) what is the charge on this capacitor?

d) how much energy is stored by this capacitor?

http://img397.imageshack.us/img397/4125/21107020ai0.th.jpg [Broken]

**2. Homework Equations**

[tex]C_{eq}= C_1+C_2+C_3...[/tex]

[tex]\frac{1} {C_{eq}} = \frac{1} {C_1} + \frac{1} {C_2} + ...[/tex]

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

**a) find the equivalent capacitance of this circuit**

well I broke down the circuit into series and parralel sort of. (in the picture)

not sure if I arranged it correctly first of all. (by breaking it down in to series and parallel) because I only came up with one step for breakin it down which seems incorrect

would I calculate it at the begining as if it was parrallel or series??

Help please.

Thanks

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