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

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t4trendesetter | (Level 1) Honors

Posted June 22, 2013 at 2:40 PM via web

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(Electricity)

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

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mjripalda | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted June 22, 2013 at 2:53 PM (Answer #1)

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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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