# RMS and Power Factors

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5. A 120-V rms voltage at 60.0 Hz is applied across an inductor, capacitor, and a 100-ohm resistor in series. If the maximum value of the current in this circuit is 1.60 A, what is the rms value of the current in this circuit?

6. What is the power factor of and RLC series circuit with a resistance of 100 ohms, an inductive and a capacitive reactance of 100 ohms each connected across a 120-V rms voltage source at 1000 Hz?

7. What is the power factor of an RLC series circuit with an inductive reactance of 174 ohms, a capacitive reactance of 60 ohms and a resistance of 100 ohms?

8. What is the power factor of an RLC series circuit with an inductive reactance of 60 ohms, a capacitive reactance of 174 ohms and a resistance of 100 ohms?

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#### Solution Summary

The power factors of RLC series circuits are computed. The solution is detailed and well presented.