Problem: Each plate of a parallel-plate air capacitor has an area of 0.0010 m 2, and the separation of the plates is 0.050 mm. An electric field of 7. 4x10   6 V/m is present between the plates. The capacitance of the capacitor, in pF, is closest to: A) 180 B) 300 C) 240 D) 120 E) 360

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Each plate of a parallel-plate air capacitor has an area of 0.0010 m 2, and the separation of the plates is 0.050 mm. An electric field of 7. 4x10   V/m is present between the plates. The capacitance of the capacitor, in pF, is closest to:

A) 180

B) 300

C) 240

D) 120

E) 360

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