Two capacitors, of capacitance 3 micro farad and 6 micro farad are charged to potentials of 2V and 5V respectively. These two charged capacitors are connected in parallel . Find the charge across each of the two capacitors now.

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after charging them,  When connected in parallel, their common potential is given by

(C1V1+C2V2)/C1+C2

This gives us common potential = 4. 

Now, charge on C1 = 3x4 = 12 micro coulomb             (using q=CV)
similarly, charge on C2 = 6x4 = 24 micro coulomb

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