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What is a capacitor? Lil' black cylinder with wires sticking out, or any gap over which electrons amass, increasing the potential difference
What unit is capacitance measured in? Farads
When capacitors are in series, how can the total capacitance be calculated? The inverse of the SUM of the inverses of the individual capacitances.
When capacitors are connected in parallel, how can the total capacitance be calculated? It is the SUM of the capacitances.
What is the name of the constant that relates the Voltage to the Charge across a capacitor? Capacitance (constant of proportionality)
What are capacitors used for? timing
Created by: cara