What is the relative permitivity of a capacitor if its capacitance with a medium as dielectric is 16 farads and its capacitance with vacuum as dielectric is 2 farads

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What is the relative permitivity of a capacitor if its capacitance with a medium as dielectric is 16 farads and its capacitance with vacuum as dielectric is 2 farads?

A. 0

B. 1/2

C. 2

D. 8

E. 32

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation

E = Er x E0

16 = Er x 2

Er = 8

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