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if i put a charge on the positive plate of an isolated parallel plate capacitor, what do we take as the charge on capacitor for purpose Q=VC

if i put a charge on the positive plate of an isolated parallel plate capacitor, what do we take as the charge on capacitor for purpose Q=VC

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Aman Bansal
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11 years ago

dear krutika,

if you put a posetive charge 'q' on one plate of a parallel plate capacitor then the charge will be equally distributed between the two plates of parallel plate capacitor thats why you have to use Q="q/2" in the formula Q=CV.

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