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# A kettle is connected to a 120v outlet with a resistance of 9.6 ohms what is the current required to operate the kettle?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

14y ago

The formula you are looking for is

V = IR

where

V = Voltage

I = Current

R = Resistance

With some formula manipulation and numbers plugged in you get

I = 120V / 9.6Ω

I = 12.5A

The kettle would have 12.5 volts of current running through it. Wiki User

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