(Electricity) How much current is going through L1(lamp 1)?

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lemjay | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Senior Educator

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To solve, apply the formula of power.

`P=IV`

Plug-in the given power consumption and the voltage rating of L1.

`0.5=I*6`

Then, divide both sides by 6 to get the value of I.

`0.5/6=(I*6)/6`

`0.083=I`

Hence, the current passing through L1 is 0.083A.

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