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Capacitor confusion

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Homework Statement


Is is possible to have capacitor with one plate charge +Q and another charge -K, K≠Q.


Homework Equations


C=Q/ΔV.
Because i wouldn't know what to substitute for Q..

The Attempt at a Solution


I don't think it is possible for a capacitor connected to a single battery in a simple circuit. But is it possible ?
 

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Homework Statement


Is is possible to have capacitor with one plate charge +Q and another charge -K, K≠Q.


Homework Equations


C=Q/ΔV.
Because i wouldn't know what to substitute for Q..

The Attempt at a Solution


I don't think it is possible for a capacitor connected to a single battery in a simple circuit. But is it possible ?
In a practical sense, no it's not possible.
 

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