1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data I wanted to ask why the symbols of capacitor , resistor and inductor is such which they have..?? Why are we denoting capacitor by 2 parallel plates why not 2 zig-zag plates..and same for inductor?? 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution As much I got , resistor has such symbol as it acts as a barrir to flow of electrons..