I was doing a lab about filters and the professor asked us, as an extra for the lab report, to explain why [tex]\tau = RC[/tex] and why [tex]\tau = 63 \% [/tex] of the total rise or decay.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

To be completely honest, I really don't know the answers for either question. I know it makes sense for [tex]\tau = RC[/tex] if you just plug it into the formula.

Anyone have any ideas on how to explain this?

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# Time Constant: Why?

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