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    Capacitor, Source Voltage and Maximum Charge

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    If a capacitor with a capacitance of 0.000005 farads is wired in a circuit with a total resistance of 5000 ohms (the standard unit of electrical resistance), how long must the capacitor be wired to a source voltage to reach 50% of its maximum charge?

    (Hint: Begin by expressing q as 0.5Q)

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    A capacitance problem is solved.