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A parallel-plate capacitor with air between the plates has an area A= 2.00 x 10^-4 m^2 and a plate
separation d = 1.00 mm. Find its capacitance.

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  1. C= e A/d =8.8e-12 * 2e-4/1e-3=1.7e-12 farads

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