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Homework Help: Capacitor and charge question

  1. Feb 23, 2012 #1
    Problem is in paint doc...

    My solution: Multiply 2.0*10^-6 by 12 volts.... what am I doing wrong?
     

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  3. Feb 23, 2012 #2
    For a capacitor Q = C V, but V would be the voltage on the individual capacitor.

    There would be 12 volts across the three capacitors in series. The 2 uF capacitor would have a voltage different than 12 V.
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2012
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