Electrical Appliances Plugged into an Outlet#

A 1720 \(\rm\ W\) toaster, a 1430 \(\rm\ W\) speaker, and a 65.0 \(\rm\ W\) lamp are plugged into the same outlet in a 30.0 \(\rm\ A\) fuse and 150.0 \(\rm\ V\) circuit. (The three devices are in parallel when plugged into the same socket.)

Part 1#

What is the current drawn by the toaster?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Part 2#

What is the current drawn by the speaker?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Part 3#

What is the current drawn by the lamp?

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Part 4#

Will this combination blow the 30.0 \(\rm\ A\) fuse?

Answer Section#

  • Yes

  • No

Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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