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    Consider a circuit in which a capacitor and an inductor are connected in parallel to an AC source. Which of the following statements about the magnitude of the current through the voltage source is true?

    It is always larger than the sum of the magnitudes of the currents in the capacitor and inductor.

    It is always less than the sum of the magnitudes of the currents in the capacitor and inductor.

    At very high frequencies it will become small.

    At very low frequencies it will become small.

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    The current through the inductor LAGs the voltage by 90 degrees while the current through ...

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