The total energy stored in an LC circuit is 2J. The inductance is 10^-2 H and the capacitance is 100 μF. What is the time interval between a maximum current through the inductor and a maximum potential difference in the capacitor?
T = 2∏/ω
ω = √(1/LC)
The Attempt at a Solution
I understand how the two above equations can be used to find T. However, in the answer key I have, it requires you to take the T you get and divide by 4 to find the time. I don't understand where this step comes in.
Also, is it possible to solve this question using the equation that tells us the charge on a capacitor (q = QV - e^(-t/RC)). I initially tried setting this up to find t when q = 0 and t when q = Q. However, is this not possible because we do know know and cannot find R? Or is there some other reason why using this equation won't work? Thanks!