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## Homework Statement

The problem is located here http://www.chegg.com/homework-help/...ter-11-problem-26e-solution-9780073529578-exc

## Homework Equations

Rms=sqrt(1/T∫ from 0 to T of i(t)^2 DT )

Average= couldn't find an equation in book??

## The Attempt at a Solution

Ok so I did it on my own and I'm trying to figure out why in the solution that the person posted. Is i(t) only written for 3 time intervals 0<t<2, 2<t<3, and 3<t<5. Why is there not a 4th 5<t<6 where i(t) would equal -9 A. BTW this is the first part if it wasn't clear. Furthermore how is T=5 I would think it would be 2 as the square wave gets its maximum at -9 and it lasts for 2 and 3? Also what is the equation for average value of current? And more of the same on the second part of the problem why did they only do parts of the waveform?