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Why are capacitors available with values like 378 µfarad and 0.22 farad which have prime numbers like 11 and 7 in factorization instead of values like 375 µfarad and 0.2 and 0.25 farad which are nicer in factoring and addition?

What makes the manufacture of former advantageous than latter?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Can you give a link to a 378 uF capacitor? That's a value I've never heard of. \$\endgroup\$
    – The Photon
    Mar 10 '19 at 5:02
  • \$\begingroup\$ petervis.com/electronics/Electrolytic_Capacitor_Values/… \$\endgroup\$
    – Kutsit
    Mar 10 '19 at 5:03
  • \$\begingroup\$ Also: electronics.stackexchange.com/q/159320/6334 \$\endgroup\$
    – The Photon
    Mar 10 '19 at 5:06
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks, got my answer \$\endgroup\$
    – Kutsit
    Mar 10 '19 at 5:08
  • \$\begingroup\$ A lot of "why" questions are hard to answer because it can sometimes be an industry standard to which many people would not know about. (If you got your answer, feel free to answer your own question down in the answer box for future reference for other people with the same question... It'll also help close this question as well. Yes, you can answer your own question, that's perfectly legal on this website.) \$\endgroup\$
    – user103380
    Mar 10 '19 at 5:10