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March 14th, 2015, 06:55 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2015 From: Australia Posts: 5 Thanks: 0  Fraction to micro farads, 1/c= 1/2?
Hi, how can I manipulate the question, 1/C= 1/2, to gain a simple answer of a figure I can write in farads?

March 14th, 2015, 07:15 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 2,778 Thanks: 1430 
$\frac{1}{C}=\frac{1}{2} \implies C=2$ Is there more to this question you haven't posted? Last edited by skipjack; March 14th, 2015 at 11:12 PM. 
March 14th, 2015, 10:49 AM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,261 Thanks: 894 
What you give, 1/C= 1/2, unless there is more to this that you did not tell us, involves just numbers without any units so there no way to assert that anything about "farads" or any other units. As far as the "mathematics" is concerned, multiplying each side of the equation by 2C, you have C= 2. IF C is a capacitance, measured in farads, then you would have C= 2 farads. But you don't say that!

March 14th, 2015, 07:55 PM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2015 From: Australia Posts: 5 Thanks: 0 
Yes thanks, I am so rusty at maths, c= 2 micro farads


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