# A 7.0 µF and a 3.0 µF capacitor are connected in series and this combination is connected in parallel with a 3.9 µF capacitor. What is the net capacitance? in µF

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2014

To add this combination of capacitors, you first have to add the two series capacitors together using the equation

so you have:

so

Then you add this series combination to the parallel capacitor using the equation:

so