SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 662: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 662

13. Materials called dielectrics are placed between the plates of capacitors to

A. speed the current flow.
B. slow the current flow.
C. reduce change leakage from the capacitor.
D. increase capacitance of the capacitor.
E. decrease capacitance of the capacitor.

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

The correct answer is (D). A dielectric is used in a capacitor to increase the capacitance of the capacitor.

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