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# Inductive Circuit: Real, Apparent, and Reactive Power

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** Please see the attachment for the circuit illustration **
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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Solution:

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:
S
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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.

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## Determine the apparent power, reactive power, magnitude of current, and impedance of the given inductive circuit

For the circuit given in FIGURE 1 (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,
(iv) the value of the impedance Z,

and state whether circuit is inductive or capacitive.

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