A parallel-plate capacitor with only air between the plates is charged by connecting it to a battery. The capacitor is then disconnected from the battery, without any of the charge leaving the plates.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Part A:

A voltmeter reads 46.0 V when placed across the capacitor. When a dielectric is inserted between the plates, completely filling the space, the voltmeter reads 15.0 V. What is the dielectric constant of this material?

Part B:

What will the voltmeter read if the dielectric is now pulled partway out so it fills only one-third of the space between the plates?

I know how to do part A using K = Vo/V, But i do not know how to work the problem if it involve partial dielectric.Any helps or hints would be great thanks.

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# Homework Help: Help on Circuit HW problem

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