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Difference between reactive power and reactance

  1. Dec 20, 2006 #1
    if some one could help me understand the difference between the math used to find the reactive powers voltamps and reactances ohms
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  3. Dec 21, 2006 #2


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    One is an impedance and the other is a power. Do you have a specific situation in mind? What other learning resources do you have access to? Have you checked out the wikipedia.org pages on these two subjects?
  4. Dec 21, 2006 #3
    tnx for the help, it's finally clicked
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