Articles for tag: Capacitor, Pythagorean Theorem

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Electrical Theory: The Power Factor

REVIEW AC electrical power consists of three types of power; apparent power, reactive power and true power. Apparent power, reactive power and true power form a right triangle. See Figure One. True Power True power is power dissipated by resistors. TP = V * I * cos a where TP = true power V = ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Triangles

The Pythagorean theorem, special right triangles, trigonometric functions sine, cosine, tangent, law of sines, and law of cosines can be overwhelming to students in geometry and trigonometry. This article will be a clear, concise guide for all of these topics involving triangles. A triangle is a 3-sided geometric figure, whose sides are line segments, with ...

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Conquer SAT Math with These Tips

Are you a struggling math student preparing for the SAT’s? Are you a parent who has a child who has struggled with the SAT’s? I have been helping students prepare for the math portion of the SAT for several years and have tips to help students conquer SAT math. First, I suggest students purchase “The ...

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Math Vocabulary Words

1. equivalent ratio) Ratios that name the same comparison 2. proportion) An equation that states that two rations are equivalent 3. ratio) a comparison of two quantities by division 4. unit price) a unit rate used to compare prices 5. unit rate) a rate in which the second quantity in the comparison is one unit ...

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Equations of Circles and Their Graphs

There are four types of conic sections that students will learn in an advanced algebra course. One of which is the circle. Suppose you have a point and place another point 2 inches from it. Now return to the original point and place another point 2 inches from it. As you continue to repeat this ...