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Problem 30.13: RC circuit with capacitor networks

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The graph shows the voltage across capacitor A. Run the Initial Circuit to see the voltage when there is only one capacitor (capacitor A) in the circuit. Initially the capacitor is charged, so you should open the switch (voltage is given in volts, resistance is given in ohms, and time is given in seconds). Which of the graphs, if any, correctly shows the voltage across capacitor A when there are two identical capacitors in parallel in the circuit? Restart.

Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.
Script authored by Wolfgang Christian and Anne J. Cox.

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