# RC Circuit current help

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1. Apr 1, 2015

### minimario

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. Apr 1, 2015

### gleem

What can you say about the current in the branch containing the capacitor after a long period of time?

3. Apr 1, 2015

Goes to 0?

4. Apr 1, 2015

### gleem

yes. So you are allowed to cut that part out of the circuit since doing so does not affect the rest of the circuit.

5. Apr 1, 2015

Ok, got it.