The purpose of providing an iron core in a transformer is to

A. provide support to windings

B. reduce hysteresis loss

C. decrease the reluctance of the magnetic path

D. reduce eddy current losses

Answer: Option C

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Comments ( 2 )

    P NARESH :
    4 years ago

    to pass same flux from primary side to the secondary winding which was wounded on the common magnetic core should have low reluctance

  2. Hemanth Kapa
    Hemanth Kapa :
    4 years ago

    It also decrease hysteresis loss

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