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Greater Charge of Two Capacitors - Case 1

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Two different capacitors are connected to a battery, as shown in the above diagram.

Which capacitor stores a greater charge?

A

Capacitor A

B

Capacitor B

C

Capacitor A and Capacitor B store the same charge

D

Knowing the exact battery voltage is necessary to determine which capacitor stores a greater charge.