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Consider the situation as shown in figure. The variation of potential as one moves from left to right along branch containing the capacitors, if :- 1) C1=C2 2)C1>C2 3)C2>C1 4) NONE

Consider the situation as shown in figure. The variation of potential as one moves from left to right along branch containing the capacitors, if :-
1) C1=C2
2)C1>C2
3)C2>C1
4) NONE
 

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Grade:12th pass

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Eshan
askIITians Faculty 2095 Points
4 years ago
Dear student,

Charge stored in capacitors connected in series is same. Hence the one with higher capacitance will have lower potential drop. Since from the graph, the potential difference is larger for the second capacitor, its capacitance should be smaller.
HenceC_1>C_2

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