# What are some common mistakes students make with RC circuits?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 15, 2015

They make several mistakes.

#### Explanation:

1 - Mix up with RL circuits and assume that the capacitor delays the current, instead of the voltage

2 - Solving series circuit as it was parallel and vice-versa.

3 - Calculating the capacitive reactance using the inductive reactance's formula.