PBL: Alternating current

IB Physics: PBL: Alternating current

If you pass an DC source of PD, V was connected to a resistor, R the power dissipated would be V2/R, but if an AC supply of peak voltage, V was connected to the same resistor the power dissipated would be V2/2R. Find out why this is the case and conduct an experiment to test the theory.

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