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The transformer on the pole outside of my home has one high voltage wire going in and a neutral. Coming out are three wires, one is a neutral and two at 120 volts each, with opposing polarity. My question, how does the transformer provide or create the opposing polarity between the two hot wires? Or in other words, how is one line with ac current changed into two lines with ac current that alternate opposite of each other? I did a search on this subject at this site and couldn’t find an explanation.
Re: How is one ac line converted to two ac lines with opposite polarity?
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