# Charge of Capacitors in Series

#### mli273

1. Two capacitors, one 7.2 $$\mu$$F the other 16 $$\mu$$F, are connected in series across a 15 V battery.

Find the charge stored on 7.2 $$\mu$$F capacitor.
Find the charge stored on 16 $$\mu$$F capacitor.

2. C-eq =5.0$$\mu$$F and V=Q/C and $$\epsilon$$=Q(1/C-eq)

3. I know that both Q values should be the same because the capacitors are in series, but I'm not sure how to go about using the formulas I have. I've tried averages of the two charges, and that didn't work. What am I missing? Thanks in advance!

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#### mli273

Nevermind, figured it out on my own.

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