# Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is not affected by

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Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is not affected by
1. area of plates
2. thickness of plates
3. separation between plates
4. nature of dielectric

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : thickness of plates

Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is given as $C = \frac{{{\epsilon_r}{\epsilon_o}A}}{d}$. Thus the capacitance will depend on dielectric medium, area of plates and distance between plates but not thickness of plates.