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Homework Help: Equivalent resistors/capacitors etc. tricky problem

  1. Oct 1, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find equivalent capacitance between terminals

    2. Relevant equations
    C_eq = C_1 + C_2 for parallel
    C_eq = 1/((1/C_1) + (1/C_2))

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I can't tell what's in parallel and what's in series. That conductor in the center is throwing me off.

    Any help por favor?

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  3. Oct 1, 2008 #2


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    Then pluck it out! :mad:

    Hint: Draw it as a figure-of-eight …

    does that have the same potentials? :wink:
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