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# Capacitors in Series and Parallel

## A group of capacitors in series all have the same stored charge, a group of capacitors in parallel all have the same voltage.

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## Capacitors in Series and Parallel

Students will understand and apply the equations governing capacitors hooked up in series and parallel.

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• Interactive Simulations

## Touch Screen

Learn about how capacitances add in series and parallel by exploring the physics behind a touch-screen device.

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• Simulation

## Capacitor Lab

Shows how capacitors work.

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• Video

## Capacitor in Series

Derives and explains capacitors in series.

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• Video

## Capacitor in Parallel

Derives and explains capacitors in parallel.

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• Practice
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## Capacitors in Series and Parallel Quiz - PPB

Calculate the capacitance, charge, and voltage of circuits in series and parallel, much like the use of Ohm's law.

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• Critical Thinking

## Capacitors in Series and Parallel Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Capacitors in Series and Parallel.

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• Study Guide