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If a step-up transformer has a primary coil with 40 turns, how many turns would be required in the secondary coil in order to increase the voltage from 80 volts to 160 volts?

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  1. twice the voltage means twice the turns

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  2. N1 = # of turns on primary.
    N2 = # of turns on secondary.

    N1/N2 = V1/V2.
    40/N2 = 80/160.
    N2 = ?

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