I just took an exam, and one of the questions had a load with a power factor that was leading. ALL of our examples have dealt with LAGGING power factors, so I was unsure about determining the angle.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So for example)

Find the power factor angle of the following load (load 1):

[tex] pf_{load1}=0.9\,\,\,LEADING [/tex]

would the angle be negative? like...

[tex] \theta_{z\,\,load1}=-\cos^{-1}(0.9) [/tex]

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# Homework Help: Quick Question about power factor angle

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