Circuits Problem 9.5.9

Description

An unknown circuit element is connected to an AC voltage source as shown. 

Question

 What is the element in the circuit, a resistor,  an inductor, or a capacitor?   Start.     More Help.

Answer

 A capacitor.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 18-3, Giancoli-SE: 21-2,3,4.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian.

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