(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A capacitor with initial charge q0 is discharged through a resistor.

(a) In terms of the time constant τ, how long is required for the capacitor to lose the first one-third of its charge? answer x tau

(b) How long is required for the capacitor to lose the first two-thirds of its charge?

answer x tau

2. Relevant equations

i = -(q_{0}/RC)e^{(-t/RC)}

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried solving for time t and got -RC*ln(q/q_{0})= t

I'm lost i don't know what to do

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Initially charged capacitor disharged through a resistor

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