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Adding capacitors. Series or parallel? Answered

I was building a curcuit and had no 0.05uf capasitators so I decided to use five 0.01 capastators. Should I wire them in series or parallel?
Also they are ceramic.
Thanks for any help. David.

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icengBest Answer (author)2011-09-17

In parallel is correct,  to make an equivalent o.05uF capacitor.

In series the equivalent capacitance would be o.002uF.


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