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Capacitor problem lots of help

  1. Jul 1, 2004 #1
    A 0.40E-6F capacitor and a 0.70E-6F capacitor are connected in parallel to a 12V battery. Calculate the potential difference and charge across each capacitor. I tried c1v1=c2v2 but that answer wasn't right. Can someone please help me...I would really appreciate it.
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  3. Jul 1, 2004 #2


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    Capacitors connected in line have the same charge,
    but capacitors connected in parallel have the same
    potential difference and the charge is calculated with c.
    Good Luck.
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