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MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002
OpenStudy (anonymous):

if there was a capacitor with one of the sides having twice the area of the first, what would the charge and capacitance be?

OpenStudy (egenriether):

It would be the same as though the plates were both the size of the smaller plate. The two areas that overlap would constitute a capacitor, any leftover area of the bigger plate would not have a plate across from it to participate in the capacitance.

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