Question

A capacitor of capacitance withstand the maximum voltage while the capacitor of capacitance , the maximum voltage . What voltage in Kilo Volt will the system of these two capacitors withstand if they are connected in series?

A

7

B

C

8

D

6

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is B)

Maximum charge capacitance can withstand is while capacitance can withstand maximum charge of
When are connected in series the charge on each capacitor is equal and is equal to the maximum charge the combination can withstand, ... for given values
The resultant capacitance of the combination is
and
Maximum voltage that the combination of capacitance can withstand is

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