Two capacitors if capacitance 0.4μF and 0.5μF are connected in parallel and charged to a p.d. of 50V. Determine the total charge acquired

A. 45μC
B. 25μC
C. 20μC
D. 10μC

Correct Answer: Option A

A. 45μC

Explanation

C = C1+C2 = 0.4 + 0.5 = 0.9μF

Q = Cv = 0.9 x 50 = 45μC