# A capacitor carries a charge of 0.1 C at 5.0 V. Its capacitance is

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A capacitor carries a charge of 0.1 C at 5.0 V. Its capacitance is
1. 0.05 F
2. 0.02 F
3. 0.5 F
4. 0.2 F

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 0.02 F

CONCEPT:

The capacitance of a capacitor (C): The capacity of a capacitor to store the electric charge is called capacitance.

The capacitance of a conductor is the ratio of charge (Q) to it by a rise in its potential (V).

C = Q/V ---(1)

The unit of capacitance is the farad, (symbol F ).

Calculation:

Given:

Q = 0.1 C, V = 5.0 V

From equation (1);

$C=\frac{0.1}{5}$

C = 0.02 F