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Homework Help: Capacitance of a system

  1. Feb 25, 2010 #1
    Would the capacitance of the system be the same if we had one spherical shell around another (radii a and b) , versus a solid sphere of radius a surrounded by shell of radius b? I mean...if the charge we add to the solid sphere distributes itself completely on the surface, isn't the inner solid sphere gonna act exactly like a thin shell with the radius of the sphere?
     
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  3. Feb 25, 2010 #2

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    Yes it is.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2010 #3
    Thank you :) And, is there another way to calculate the capacitance of such a system other than C=Q/V ?
     
  5. Feb 25, 2010 #4

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