Power in Circuits Video Lessons

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# Problem: A 60-W (60 Watts) light bulb connected to a 120-V (120 Volts) source draws a current of _____.Hint: Power = Current Voltage Show Work &amp; Answer Question below: Why is this common household device dangerous? Explain in terms of the amount of current. Is this current greater than killer Amps?

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Power in circuit is expressed as:

$\overline{){\mathbf{P}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{i}}{\mathbf{V}}}$, where is current and V is voltage.

Fro this equation, current, i = P/V

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###### Problem Details

A 60-W (60 Watts) light bulb connected to a 120-V (120 Volts) source draws a current of _____.

Hint: Power = Current Voltage

Show Work & Answer Question below: Why is this common household device dangerous? Explain in terms of the amount of current. Is this current greater than killer Amps?