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Unity power factor (capacitance)

  1. Mar 12, 2007 #1
    I have an assignment question with a variable capacitor in it and it asks what value of capacitance is necessary to provide "unity power factor overall". This wasnt explained in class, does anyone know what it means?
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  3. Mar 13, 2007 #2
  4. Mar 14, 2007 #3
    Do you now about real power, reactive power, and apparent power?
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