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Discharging of a charged capacitor through a resistance

Discharging of a charged capacitor through a resistance. See attached file for full problem description.

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When the switch is in position 1 for some time, the capacitor gets fully charged when the potential across it is same as the battery voltage i.e. 5 V. As the switch changes to position 2 at t=0, the capacitor starts discharging through the 10 k ohm resistance.

Initial charge on the capacitor when fully charged = Qo = CVo â?¦.â?¦(1)

Let charge on the capacitor at any instant t be Q ...

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