## What is the turns ratio of a transformer used to match an audio amplifier having 600 ohm output impedance to a speaker having 4 ohm impedance? [G5C07]

A. 12.2 to 1

B. 24.4 to 1

C. 150 to 1

D. 300 to 1

This is a simple ratio type equation, almost. The equation for solving this problem looks like this:

Where N is the number of turns, p and s are primary and secondary respectively, and Z is impedance. If we substitute our numbers, we get

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So our answer becomes: **A. 12.2 to 1**. Note that if we had flipped the values in the equation, we would have wound up with exactly the same value, only inverted, that is, 1 to 12.2.

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