Problem: Consider the combination of capacitors shown in the diagram, where C1 = 3.00 μF , C2 = 11.0 μF , C3 = 3.00 μF , and C4 = 5.00 μF . (Figure 1)Find the equivalent capacitance CA of the network of capacitors. Express your answer in microfarads.

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Equivalent capacitance for capacitors in parallel:

Ceq=C1+C2+C3

Equivalent capacitance for capacitors in series:

1Ceq=1C1+1C2+1C3

C3 and C4 are in parallel:

C3,4 = (C3 + C4) = (3.00 + 5.00) = 8.00  μF

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Consider the combination of capacitors shown in the diagram, where C1 = 3.00 μF , C2 = 11.0 μF , C3 = 3.00 μF , and C4 = 5.00 μF . (Figure 1)

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Find the equivalent capacitance CA of the network of capacitors. Express your answer in microfarads.

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