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Please,please help me Two spherical conductors each of capacity Care charged to potentials Vand -VThese are then connected by means of a fine wire. The loss of energy will be

Two spherical conductors each of capacity C are charged to potentials V and -V These are then connected by means of a fine wire. The loss of energy will be

  • Option 1)

    zero

  • Option 2)

    1/2 CV^2

  • Option 3)

    CV^2

  • Option 4)

    2 CV^2

 
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Capacitance -

C=4\pi \epsilon _{0}\frac{ab}{b-a}

C=\frac{ab}{b-a}\: \left ( C.G.S \right )

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 \Delta v= 1/2\frac{C*C}{(C+C)}|V-(-V)|^2= CV^2

 


Option 1)

zero

Option 2)

1/2 CV^2

Option 3)

CV^2

Option 4)

2 CV^2

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