# From a supply of identical capacitors rated #8 mu F, 250 V#, the minimum number of capacitors required to form a composite #16 mu F, 1000 V# is? (A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 16 (D) 32

##### 1 Answer

Jan 4, 2018

32

#### Explanation:

Recall

To have 1000 V tolerance, you need to stack up four 8

To make a total of 16 muF that tolerates 1000V, you need 8 set of them arranged in parallel such that

Can you prove that this is the minimum number of them needed?