A bulb draws a current of 0.20 A for 15 minutes. What is the amount of electric charge that flows through it ?
The correct option is A.
Current (I)= 0.20 A
Time(t)= 15 min
t= 15 × 60= 900 seconds
[1 minute= 60 seconds]
We know that,
I = Q/t
0.20 = Q/900
Q= 0.20 × 900
Q= 180 C
Hence, the amount of electric charge that flows through the circuit is 180 coulombs.
Conventional direction of electric current is from
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The symbol used for representing Independent sources
Independent sources are represented by circle
Dependent sources are represented by Diamond.
How much work is done, when 1 coulomb of charge moves against a potential difference of 1 volt ?
Charge moved, Q = 1 C
Potential differnce, V = 1V
Work done, W = QV
= 1 C x 1 V
= 1 joule.
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