Problem: A 60 Hz AC source with an rms voltage of 120 V is connected to a 50 Ω resistor and 30 μF capacitor in series.  (a) What is the impedance of this circuit? (b) What is the maximum current output by the source? (c) What is the maximum voltage accross the capacitor?

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A 60 Hz AC source with an rms voltage of 120 V is connected to a 50 Ω resistor and 30 μF capacitor in series. 

(a) What is the impedance of this circuit?

(b) What is the maximum current output by the source?

(c) What is the maximum voltage accross the capacitor?

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