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A capacitor with air between its plates has capacitance 5 µF. What is its capacitance when dry wax of dielectric constant 2.7 is placed between the plates?

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  • 1 month ago

    The dielectric constant simply multiplies

    C = (epsilon-naught)A/d

    by a factor of Kappa, the dielectric constant.

    So the answer to your problem is

    (5 uF)*2.7 = 13.5 uF.

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