a question i cant solve

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Joined Mar 23, 2004
here is the question..if anyone can solve it id be grateful:

Consider a battery of voltage V which charges a capacitor of capcitance C through a resistor of resistance R. Derive an expression for the work done by the battery in charging the capacitor. Careful: in the process there is both energy dissipated in the resistor and stored in the capacitor. [Hint: Find the power output of the battery as a function of time, and integrate it to find the work done.]

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Joined Nov 17, 2003
Duplicate thread.

I have left the other identical thread open in the Homework section for people to answer, it can be found here. If you feel I shouldn't have locked this thread please PM me and we'll sort it out. Thanks.
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