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Homework Help: Help with Capacitors

  1. Mar 3, 2008 #1
    For a circuit of capacitors...can it be generalized that when the battery is removed, each capacitor approaches the same final electric potential, regardless of whether the capacitors were in series or parallel?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 3, 2008 #2
    no. consider a circuit with 2 unequal capacitors in series with a battery.
     
  4. Mar 3, 2008 #3
    I see, I see...so thats what it comes down to...what happens if the capacitors were originally in parallel to each other and the battery was then removed; the electric potential difference afterwards for each one should still be equal to each other regardless of the capacitance, right?
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2008
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