Assertion (A): A half wave controlled rectifier has poorer efficiency and higher ripple factor than a full wave controlled rectifier.
Reason (R): The use of a freewheeling diode in half wave controlled rectifier circuit improves the waveform of load current and circuit power factor.
A. Both A and R are correct and R is correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R correct but R is not correct explanation of A
C. A is correct but R is wrong
D. A is wrong but R is correct
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