A fully charged 6.2 μF capacitor is connected in series with a 2.0×105 Ω resistor. What percentage of the original charge is left on the capacitor after 1.6 s of discharging?

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If a charged capacitor is connected in series to a resistor, the current will begin to flow in the circuit and the capacitor is going to discharge. 

When a capacitor is discharging, the charge on it depends on time as

`Q=Q_0*e^(-t/(RC))` , where...

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