(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the voltage drop across a resistor and capacitor in parallel. I am trying to understand how to deal with this using complex numbers. I may have a completely wrong notion of complex impedance. I thought I could treat the complex impedance like resistance, then take the modulus or real part (I believe I know the math, but not which to apply).

I= 100 milli Amps

R= 1000 ohms

C= 0.001Farads

freq.= 60Hz=377rad/s

2. Relevant equations

Z_c=1/(i*omega*C)

R_eq= (R*Z_C)/(R+Z_C)

3. The attempt at a solution

Do I apply the standard resistors in parallel formula then take the real part of the modulus? Or do I have a completely wrong conception on complex impedance.

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# Homework Help: Voltage drop across paralell resistor and capacitor

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