# Capacitor Network

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1. Apr 11, 2015

### GoldWing

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
Capacitors C1 and C2 are connected in series and this combination is connected in parallel with capacitor C3.

2. Relevant equations
Q=CV
Ceq=C1+C2+C3 equivalent capacitance for capacitors in parallel
1/Ceq=1/C1+1/C2+1/C3 equivalent capacitance for capacitors in series

3. The attempt at a solution
The question says that C1 and C2 are connected in series, so I would use the second equation, so I would have 1/C=1/C1+1/C2, but then I don't know how I would add that to C3.

2. Apr 11, 2015

### Aceix

Say you get x for the series connection and y is the capacitance of C3, the total capacitance equals x+y.

3. Apr 11, 2015

### rude man

what is the problem statement?

4. Apr 12, 2015

### GoldWing

I'm sorry, I thought I had stated this. The question is: What is the net capacitance?
If 26.0 V is applied across the whole network, calculate the voltage across each capacitor. Use the numerical values of capacitance given, C1 = 2.98 μF, C2 = 4.15 μF, and C3 = 1.64 μF.