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Explain briefly the process of charging a parallel plate capacitor when it is connected across a d.c. battery


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Solution for question: Explain Briefly the Process of Charging a Parallel Plate Capacitor When It is Connected Across a D.C. Battery concept: The Parallel Plate Capacitor. For the courses 12th CBSE (Arts), 12th CBSE (Commerce), 12th CBSE (Science)