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How do you pronounce X and Z (reactance and impedance)?

  1. Aug 3, 2009 #1
    Are they Latin or Greek characters?
    Do I say "chi" and "zeta" or "eks" and "zee"???
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  3. Aug 3, 2009 #2


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    The EEs I've worked with prounounce them as Latin letters, "eks" "and "zee" (or zed for our British EEs).
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2009
  4. Aug 3, 2009 #3


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    "eks" and "zed" :wink:
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