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    Calculate total charge when two parallel capacitors, 2.00(micro)F and 6.00(micro), are connected to a 9.0V battery.

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    We have C = q/v where q is the charge and V is the potential to which it is connected.

    Here the capacitors are connected in ...

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    Answer explains the difference between capacitors in parallel and series, and calculate the total charge in such a combination.