Two identical AC induction motors are connected to identical radial-flow centrifugal pumps in identical but separate cooling water systems.
Each motor is rated at 200 hp.
The discharge valve for pump A is fully shut and the discharge valve for pump B is fully open.
Each pump is currently off.
If the pumps are started under these conditions, the longer time period required to stabilize motor current will be experienced by the motor for pump _____; and the higher stable motor current will be experienced by the motor for pump _____.
A. A; A
B. A; B
C. B; A
D. B; B
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