I attached a picture..Im just curious, if your calculating the capacitance on each plate why is the answer .5 if the V=1000 and each capacitor plate is 500 microfarads..(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If C=500 for each plate then first you have two sets of parallel plates so it simples to a series with two plates of 1000 microfarads..which simplifies to 1/1000+1/1000=2/1000, so the capacitance is 500. C=Q/V,

5x10^-6=Q/1000, shouldnt Q=5? Thanks

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# Very basic current direction question

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