We are required to explain the dissipation of electrical energy in a circuit.
A. How much voltage does the light bulb uses up? How do you measure this value?
B. What is the change in the potential energy of a single electron as it moves through the light bulb?
C. Is this a gain or loss of potential energy?
D. Where in the light bulb do you think this gain or loss occurs? Explain your reasoning.
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