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Inductive Circuit: Real, Apparent, and Reactive Power

** Please see the attachment for the circuit illustration **
Please help with the given assignment:
For the circuit given in the attachment, the power factor is 0.72 lagging and the power dissipated is 375 W.

Determine the:
(i) apparent power,
(ii) reactive power,
(iii) the magnitude of the current flowing in the circuit, and
(iv) the value of the impedance Z and state whether circuit is inductive or capacitive.


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The relation between the real power (P), reactive power (Q) and the apparent power (S) is: S = P + jQ .........(1)

Equation (1) can be represented in the form of a power triangle as follows:
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Solution Summary

This solution provides detailed calculations and an explanation with sketches of the power triangle and the impedance triangle in an attached Word document.