Problem 26.1: Capacitor dimensions (identify the correct graph)


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As you move the slider, you change either the area or the separation of a capacitor (position is given in centimeters and capacitance is given in picofarads). Restart. Which of the graph(s) is (are) correct? Explain.

Problem authored by Morten Brydensholt.


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