# A 5.0 μF capacitor is charged to 12 V.

Question:

A $5.0 \mu \mathrm{F}$ capacitor is charged to $12 \mathrm{~V}$. The positive plate of this capacitor is now connected to the negative terminal of a $12 \mathrm{~V}$ battery and vice versa. Calculate the heat developed in the connecting wires."

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