the total capacitace when connected in parallel

Tc=total capacitor

c1=c2=c3=0.5uf

Tc=c1+c2+c3

Tc=1.5uf

Description : If a three farad capacitor and a six farad capacitor are connected in parallel, what is their equivalent capacitance?

Answer : ANSWER: 9 FARADS

Description : Three capacitors 15µf, 18µf and 12µf are connected in a circuit. Find equivalent capacitance when they are connected in – 1) Series 2) Parallel

Answer : Ans: Value of equivalent capacitance: Given: C1= 15μF, C2=18 µF, C3= 12µF i)For Series combination of capacitors: 1/Cs = (1/C1)+( 1/C2) +(1/C3) = (1/15)+( 1/18)+( 1/12) 1/Cs = 0.0666+0.0555+0. ... Cs = 4.868 µF ii) For parallel combination of capacitors: Cp = C1 + C2 + C3 = 15 +18+ 12 = 45 µF

Description : A two farad and a four farad capacitor are connected in parallel. What single capacitance is "equivalent" to this combination?

Answer : ANSWER: 6 FARADS

Description : How will the total capacitance change, when two capacitors are connected in parallel?

Answer : The capacitance will increase if connected in parallel because it will be like you have increase surface area of a plate by connecting it to another.

Description : The effective capacitance of four, 5-microfarad capacitors connected in series is: w) 0.20 microfarad x) 0.5 microfarad y) 1.0 microfarad z) 1.25 microfarad

Answer : ANSWER: Z -- 1.25 MICROFARAD