1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data 1.) Consider a parallel plate capacitor with plates of area 1.36 m2 whose plates are 1.24 cm apart. The gap between the plates is filled with air (assume that κair is unity) and the positive plate has a charge of 10.5 nC on it while the negative plate has a negative charge of equal magnitude on it. The capacitor has its plate-spacing reduced to 1.12 mm, and the plates are connected to a 1.51 V battery. So that the charge on the positive side of the capacitor is now 16.2nC. The capacitor is disconnected from the battery and the plates are returned to their initial spacing. So that the voltage across the capacitor is now 16.7V. The space between the plates is now filled with a fluid with a dielectric constant of 5.07. So that the voltage across the capacitor is now 3.297V. The area of overlap between the capacitor plates is increased to 2.01 m2. What is the charge on the positive plate of the capacitor? 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution V = Q/C C = AE/d Q = CV = AEV/d d = 0.00112m V = 1.51V A = 1.36 Q = 16.2nC V = Q/C = Q/ (AE/d) = Qd/AE d = 0.0124m Q = 16.2nC A = 1.36m2 V = 16.7V V = V(0)/k V(0) = 16.7V k = 5.07 V = 3.297V Q = CV = AEV/d A = 2.01m2 V = 3.297V d = 0.0124m Q = 4.73nC BUT Q IS WRONG? WHY IS IT WRONG?