I have an L-C-R circuit with an ac source. [itex]V_L[/itex], [itex]V_R[/itex] & [itex]V_c[/itex] are the peak voltages across the inductor, resistor and capacitor.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Vis the source voltage. Can the voltage across the capacitor and inductor exceed the source voltage? Can this be true for the resistor?

My answer:

Well, the formula relating the voltages is:

[tex]V = \sqrt{V_R^2 + (V_L - V_C)^2}[/tex]

So the voltages across the inductor and capacitor can exceed the source voltage but the voltage across the resistor must always be less than or equal to the source.

Now is my answer correct? Is there any furthur explanation required here?

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