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Working with a full-wave rectifier circuit

Please check my work and if incorrect give me the correct answer

Please refer to the problem stated in the attached file.

(For the full-wave rectifier circuit shown below, the supply voltage is 18-V rms sinusoidal, Vdo is approximately 0.7V and R=120. What is the value for PIV?)

This is my solution:
Piv=2Vs-Vd
2*18sqrt2-.7=50.21

The answer is B

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