Peak current:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{i}}}_{{\mathbf{R}}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{\epsilon}}_{\mathbf{0}}}{\mathbf{R}}}$

A 160 Ω resistor is connected to an AC source with ε_{o} = 8.0 V.

Part A

What is the peak current through the resistor if the emf frequency is 100 Hz ?

Express your answer using two significant figures.

I = ___________A

Part B

What is the peak current through the resistor if the emf frequency is 100 kHz ?

Express your answer using two significant figures.

I = ___________A

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