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Question - Power in Ac Circuit: the Power Factor

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Ajit had a high tension tower erected on his farm land. He kept complaining to the authorities to remove it as it was occupying a large portion of his land. His uncle, who was a teacher, explained to him the need for erecting these towers for efficient transmission of power. As Ajit realised its significance, he stopped complaining.

Answer the following questions:

(a) Why is it necessary to transport power at high voltage?

(b) A low power factor implies large power loss. Explain.

(c) Write two values each displayed by Ajit and his uncle.

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