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Homework Help: Equivalent capacitance

  1. Mar 22, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I'm having trouble distinguishing exactly which combinations are in parallel and which are in series. The fact that both ends of the circuit are open is throwing me off. Can someone walk me through this?
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  3. Mar 22, 2012 #2


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    Open ends means that no current can flow there and so no influence on the circuit. Just remove any dangling components.
  4. Mar 22, 2012 #3
    Got it, thanks!
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