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Question 26: NCERT Solutions for 12th Class Physics: Chapter 7-Alternating Current

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Question 26: NCERT Solutions for 12th Class Physics: Chapter 7-Alternating Current

Repeat the same exercise as in the previous question with the replacement of the earlier transformer by a 40,000-220 V step down transformer. (Neglect, as before, leakage losses through this may not be a good assumption any longer because of the very high voltage transmission involved). Hence, explain why high voltage transmission is preferred?

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  1. Solution:

    (a) Line power loss,

    (b) Power supplied by the plant

    (c) Voltage drop in the line,

    So, by supply of electricity at higher voltage, 40,000 V instead by 4000 V the power loss is reduced greatly that is why the electric power is always transmitted at very high voltage.

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    NCERT Solutions for 12th Class Physics: Chapter 7-Alternating Current