By Kathy Lich
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In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the flow of electron current into and out of hot and neutral sockets during each alternation of an AC waveform. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners read about the concepts of true power, reactive power, and apparent power, and are introduced to the power factor formula. A short quiz completes the activity.
Students read about the concept of true power and view examples of how it is dissipated as heat is provided.
You'll practice solving problems using the rule for multiplying powers with the same base.