Question

Two capacitors are connected as shown in figure below. If the equivalent capacitance of the combination is
      (i) Calculate the value of .
      (ii) Calculate the charge on each capacitor.
      (iii) What will be the potential drop across each capacitor?

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i) Here two capacitors are in series. So the equivalent resistance  
or
or or
ii) The equivalent charge
As the capacitors are in series so they have same charge is equal to
Thus,
iii) Potential across is
and potential across is

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