How long does it take to fully charge the capacitor in the following case: A capacitor with 4700 μ F is attached to a 12 V power supply and is charged with a constant current I = 15 mA . How long does it...

How long does it take to fully charge the capacitor in the following case:

A capacitor with 4700 μ F is attached to a 12 V power supply and is charged with a constant current I = 15 mA . How long does it take to fully charge the capacitor?

Give the result in seconds accurate to 2 significant places.

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A capacitor with a capacitance C attached in an RC circuit charges slowly and there is a buildup of a voltage between its plates. It is not possible to fully charge a capacitor. We can only approach a fully charged state by passing current through the circuit in which the capacitor is...

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