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### Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics

Book edition 4th
Author(s) Randall D. Knight
Pages 1240 pages
ISBN 9780133942651

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# A series RLC circuit with a resistor dissipates when attached to a power line. What is the power factor?

The power factor of RLC circuit is .

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## Step 1: Given Information

We are given that the resistor , dissipating power and the voltage .

We have to find out the power factor of the RLC circuit.

## Step 2: Formula Used

Now, using the formula,

let this be equation 1

where P is power, V is voltage , R is resistor and is power factor.

## Step 3: Simplify

Now put the values of all variables in equation 1,

We get

On rearranging,

We get,

On solving,

The power factor of RLC circuit is .

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