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Homework Help: RC Circuit current help

  1. Apr 1, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations
    ##q = Q(1-e^{\frac{-t}{RC}})##
    3. The attempt at a solution
    Don't know where to start...
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 1, 2015 #2
    What can you say about the current in the branch containing the capacitor after a long period of time?
  4. Apr 1, 2015 #3
    Goes to 0?
  5. Apr 1, 2015 #4
    yes. So you are allowed to cut that part out of the circuit since doing so does not affect the rest of the circuit.
  6. Apr 1, 2015 #5
    Ok, got it.
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