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## Is the current in a lightbulb connected to a 220 V source greater or less than that in the same bulb when it is connected to a 110 V source?

1) Will the current in a light bulb connected to a 220-V source be greater or less than when the same bulb is connected to a 110-V source? The current will be less: Current = Voltage/Resistance, so if the Voltage is halved then, there will be half as much current through the same bulb.

## What is the relationship between voltage and current in a light bulb?

The relationship between current and voltage is direct – as voltage increases, current increases. The relationship between current and resistance is inverse. As resistance increases, current decreases (for a fixed voltage). The light bulb filament changes temperature and therefore changes resistance.

## How does the current vary in a series circuit when two light bulbs are connected?

In a series circuit, the current is the same at each resistor. If the light bulbs are identical, then the resistance is the same for each resistor. Thus the electric potential difference across any one of the bulbs will be the same as that across any one of the other bulbs.

## How many amperes flow through a 60-watt bulb?

A 60 Watts bulb draws 0.54 Amps to operate.

## How much current flows through a 60 W light bulb that is connected to a 120 V electrical line?

Explanation: Here power is 60 watts. voltage is 120 so voltage x 0.5 amperes will make the power 60 watts. current= 0.5 amperes.

## What is the current in a 60 W bulb connected to a 120 V source?

0.5 Amp

The 120-Watt bulb has the lower resistance; and using Ohm’s law, one would expect it also has the higher current. In fact, the 120-Watt bulb would have a current of 1 Amp and a resistance of 120 Ω; the 60-Watt bulb would have a current of 0.5 Amp and a resistance of 240 Ω.

## What happens to a light bulb when current increases?

The filament in an incandescent bulb does not have a constant resistance. If you take a bulb and increase the voltage across it, the current increases too. An increase in current means the bulb gets hot—hot enough to glow. As the temperature increases, however, the resistance also increases.

## What happens if you remove one of the bulbs in a series circuit Why?

Answer: 1. When one light bulb is removed from the series circuit, the other two light bulbs go out. When one part of the series circuit is removed, the circuit is “open”; the other parts do not receive electric energy.

## What is the current in a lightbulb circuit?

Remember that current is the flow of electrons. If one Coulomb of electrons goes past a certain point every second, then we say the current at that point is 1 Ampere. For your situation, let’s imagine the circuit has one battery connected in series with two bulbs, A and B.

## How does a series circuit of light bulbs work?

If the light bulbs are connected in parallel, the current flowing through the light bulbs combine to form the current flowing in the battery, while the voltage drop is 6.0 V across each bulb and they all glow. In a series circuit, every device must function for the circuit to be complete.

## What happens if you have two lightbulbs in series?

Also, if you have two bulbs in series, you will notice that, upon attaching the second, the bulbs get dimmer.

## Can a 120V bulb be connected to a 240V circuit?

You can put a 120v bulb in a 240 v circuit and it will flash brightly as it burns out. You can use two 120v bulbs, connected in series, successufly in a 240v circuit.