Circuits 9.5: Additional Problem 1

Voltage            Current

 

Description

An unknown resistor is connected to an AC voltage source as shown.  You may click in the graph window to read values for voltage and current. 

Question

 Use the two graphs to determine the resistance of the resistor.    Start

Answer

 4 Ohms.

Reference

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

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Morten Brydensholt and modified by Mario Belloni.

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