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Homework Help: Maximum Current in AC Circuit Problem

  1. Oct 6, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A 200? resistor is connected in series with an AC generator that produces a peak voltage of 10.0V. What is the peak current through the resistor if the frequency of the source is (a) 100Hz and (b) 100kHz


    2. Relevant equations
    V=IR


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I just plugged in the numbers and I arrive at a value of Imax=0.05A for both part a and part b. Is this correct? I am just uncertain if the question is only trying to lead me astray with the frequency values as they do not seem to play a part in this solution.
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2011
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  3. Oct 6, 2011 #2

    gneill

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    Hi Sandbox.WeC, welcome to Physics Forums.

    You are correct.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2011 #3
    Thanks a lot. This question just seemed... Overly simple.
     
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