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# Solution - Calculate Capacitance of Each Capacitor If the Equivalent Capacitance of the Combination is 4 μF. - Capacitance of a Parallel Plate Capacitor with and Without Dielectric Medium Between the Plates

ConceptCapacitance of a Parallel Plate Capacitor with and Without Dielectric Medium Between the Plates

#### Question

Two parallel-plate capacitors X and Y have the same area of plates and same separation between them. X has air between the plates, while Y contains a dielectric medium of εr = 4.

(i) Calculate capacitance of each capacitor if the equivalent capacitance of the combination is 4 μF.

(ii) Calculate the potential difference between the plates X and Y.

(iii) Estimate the ratio of electrostatic energies stored in X and Y.

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#### APPEARS IN

2015-2016 (March) Delhi Set 2
Question 12 | 3 marks
2015-2016 (March) Delhi Set 1
Question 15 | 3 marks

#### Reference Material

Solution for question: Calculate Capacitance of Each Capacitor If the Equivalent Capacitance of the Combination is 4 μF. concept: Capacitance of a Parallel Plate Capacitor with and Without Dielectric Medium Between the Plates. For the courses CBSE (Arts), CBSE (Commerce), CBSE (Science)
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