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# Problem: An electric toy that consumes 60 W of power draws what amount of current, in amps, from a normal wall outlet of 120V? Is this toy dangerous, why?

###### FREE Expert Solution

Power in circuits is determined from the equation:

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

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An electric toy that consumes 60 W of power draws what amount of current, in amps, from a normal wall outlet of 120V? Is this toy dangerous, why?