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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

A capacitor, a capacitor, and a capacitor are connected in series. What is their equivalent capacitance?

The capacitance is .

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Given information

We have given that capacitor, a capacitor, and a capacitor are connected in series.

We need to find that their equivalent capacitance.

Step 2: Simplify

Let ,, and . The capacity of a set of capacitors connected in series satisfies

.

By further solving,

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or

Substituting the given values we find the following

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