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Homework Help: Sereis RLC Circuit help

  1. Nov 4, 2012 #1
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    I used the Pythagorean theorem Vs= the square root of Rv squared plus (Lv-Lc) squared and came up with a voltage source of 100 volts AC. Right??
    So how do I figure the voltage between A,C and B,D? I have come up blank on this one, I don't even know where to start.

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  3. Nov 4, 2012 #2
    What do you know about the difference between inductive reactance and capacitive reactance?
  4. Nov 5, 2012 #3
    OK Guys here are the answers I was given after the re-test, Thanks for all the help guys

    1 source voltage 100 volts AC
    2 Between A and C 0 volts AC
    3 Between B and D 141 volts AC
    4 Between A and D 100 volts AC
  5. Nov 5, 2012 #4


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    I say that the answers to 2 & 3 should be switched!

    2 Between A and C 141 volts AC

    3 Between B and D 0 volts AC
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