#### Answer

(b) it is equal to 2.5 mJ.

#### Work Step by Step

By conservation of energy the energy lost by the capacitor must be equal to that dissipated by the resistor. Thus total heat generated by the resistor will be 2.5mJ.

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(b) it is equal to 2.5 mJ.

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