The rms voltage and the peak voltage are related by:
, where V0 is the peak voltage.
Rewriting the equation, the peak voltage:
Similarly, the peak current is:"
The average AC power:
What is the peak power consumption of a 120-V AC microwave oven that draws 10.0 A?
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