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A 1-watt bulb uses 3600 watt-hours every hour, which is 1/1000 of a kilowatt-hour, so the cost is 0.01 cents.

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Q: How much does it cost to run a watt light bulb for 1 hour if electricity cost 10 cent per kilowatt-hour?
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