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Equivalent capacitance of capacitor combinations

Evaluate the equivalent capacitance in the attached file 'Capacitor.doc'. All the capacitors are identical and each has a capacitance of C.


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When capacitors are connected in series, 1/Ceff = 1/c1 + 1/c2 + 1/c3

When in parallel, Ceff = c1 + ...

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