Advanced PlacementCollegeHigh School / Physics

Series and Parallel Capacitors

Students use a capacitance meter to measure the equivalent capacitance in simple series and parallel circuits and determine the equivalent capacitance of capacitors connected in series and parallel.


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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
11.3 4.E.5.3; 5.B.9.5

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Series and Parallel Capacitors