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    Question: An ac generator with a frequency of 1.00 kHz and an rms voltage of 24 V is connected in series with a 2000 ohm resistor and a 0.365 H inductor.
    (a) What is the power factor for this circuit?
    (b) What is the average power consumed by this circuit?"

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    Power Factor= PF = Cos (phi) = R/Z

    Z is the total impedance in the circuit.
    Impedance of inductor = Zl = wL = ...

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