In this problem, we're required to apply Ohm's law.

Ohm's law:

$\overline{){\mathit{i}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{R}}}$, where **i** is current, **V** is voltage, and **R** is resistance.

A toaster has a heating element of 15 Ω (ohms) and is connected to a 120 V (Volts) outlet. Show that the current drawn by the toaster is 8 A (Amps). You are asked to show the steps that calculate the current to be 8 amps.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Resistors and Ohm's Law concept. You can view video lessons to learn Resistors and Ohm's Law. Or if you need more Resistors and Ohm's Law practice, you can also practice Resistors and Ohm's Law practice problems.