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A large transformer operating at no load draws an exciting current Io of 5A, when the primary is connected to a 120 V, 60 Hz source. From a wattmeter test, it is known that iron losses are equal to 180 W. Calculate the reactive power absorbed by the core. 

(A) 600 var (B) 572 var (C) 180 var (D) 360 var 

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