AP Physics B:  Capacitor Worksheet
February 12, 1998

Rules for capacitors arranged in series and parallel:

  charge voltage capacitance
series Qeq = Q1 = Q2 = Q3 Veq = V1 + V2 + V3 Ceq = ( C1-1 + C2-1 + C3-1) -1
parallel Qeq = Q1 + Q2 + Q3 Veq = V1 = V2 = V3 Ceq = C1 + C2 + C3

#1  Determine the capacitance, voltage and charge on Cx.

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#2 Determine the capacitance, charge and voltage of Cx.

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