Which type of current can be stored in a capacitor?

Andres Mormeneo

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Which type of current can be stored in a capacitor?
A. Alternating current
B. Direct current
C. Both alternating current and direct current
D. Neither alternating current nor direct current
 

Rick Schlabach

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Answer: B
Explanation: Only direct current can be stored in the capacitor. Capacitor cannot be fully charged using alternating current because as soon as the capacitor charges, alternating current reverses its polarity thereby discharging it. So, we cannot store ac current in capacitor.
 
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