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5.5: Capacitors in Parallel

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    \(\text{FIGURE V.5}\)

     

    The potential difference is the same across each, and the total charge is the sum of the charges on the individual capacitor.  Therefore:

    \[C=C_1+C_2+C_3.\label{5.5.1}\]