Problem: Two parallel-plate capacitors C1 and C2, are separated by vacuum. C1 plate has an area twice as large as C2, but the plates of C1 are separated by a distance 1/3 that of C2. What is the ratio of their capacitance (C1: C2)? A) 1:6 B) 6:1 C) 2:3 D) 3:2

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Two parallel-plate capacitors C1 and C2, are separated by vacuum. C1 plate has an area twice as large as C2, but the plates of C1 are separated by a distance 1/3 that of C2. What is the ratio of their capacitance (C1: C2)?

A) 1:6

B) 6:1

C) 2:3

D) 3:2

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