need help with calculating complex power

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Joined May 3, 2013
Two loads are connected in parallel. The voltage over the loads is 380 V (rms) The first load absorbs an average power of 10 kW at a lagging power factor of 0.7, while the second load absorbs 30 kVA at a leading power factor of 0.5.
(a) What is the complex power of the two loads combined?


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