Circuits Problem 9.5.4

Description

An unknown resistor is connected to an AC voltage source as shown.  The rms source voltage is controlled by the slider.  You can click-drag inside the graph to measure coordinates and place the mouse on a circuit component to obtain readings.  

Question

 Find the unknown resistance if current is measured in milliamperes,  mA.    Start

Answer

 500 W.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 21-12, Giancoli-SE: 25-7.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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