I'm going through my book and one of the Example exercises has the following problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Two plates, each of area 3X10^-4 m^2 are used to construc a parallel-plate capacitor with capacitance 1 pF. (a) Find the necessary seperation distance.

Seems pretty obvious right? C = Eo(A/d)

So, I figure I'm finding d = C/(Eo)(A)

but it doesn't come out right, so I must be missing something either in my math (not surprising) or the area. Do I need to do a calculation with the area? Like 2 X A? That doesn't work either, and it doesn't seem right to do it that way. Help, please?? :yuck:

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# Homework Help: Parallel Plate Capacitor and distance

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