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# Two capacitors connected in parallel produce an equivalent capacitance of 45.0 μF but when connected in...

Two capacitors connected in parallel produce an equivalent capacitance of 45.0 μF but when connected in series the equivalent capacitance is only 4.4 μF .

What is the individual capacitance of each capacitor?

Let the capacitance be C1 and C2

In parallel connection

----------------(1)

In Series connection

From (1)

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Put above equation in (1)

Solve the quadratic equation using a calculator

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