Potential Difference across Inductors#

The current shown below in figure (a) is increasing, while that shown in part (b) is decreasing.

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In each case, determine which end of the inductor is at the lower potential.

Part 1#

Figure (a):

Answer Section#

  • Right-hand side

  • Left-hand side

Part 2#

Figure (b):

Answer Section#

  • Right-hand side

  • Left-hand side

Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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