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16. explain the role of both types of transformers in getting electric energy from an electric power plant (coal-fired, natural gas or nuclear) to our homes.

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  1. radar
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    Not sure in what context you want the descriptions, but at the source the voltage is "stepped-up" to a very high voltage for transmission to a sub-station where the voltage is stepped down to a lower voltage like 7,600 volts, transmitted to a residential transformer where the voltage is further stepped down where the voltage is now 240 voltage AC with a neutral providing 120 volts AC from each leg of the 240 VAC so you can now have two circuits of 120 VAC and a 240 VAC for electric dryer, furnace etc.

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    Check the attachment image, this should help

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