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## Homework Statement

The power rating of a resistor is 0.256 W. If the value of the resistor is 210 Ω, what is the maximum current it can draw?

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I feel like I am missing a variable. Help Please !

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The power rating of a resistor is 0.256 W. If the value of the resistor is 210 Ω, what is the maximum current it can draw?

I feel like I am missing a variable. Help Please !

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## Homework Statement

The power rating of a resistor is 0.256 W. If the value of the resistor is 210 Ω, what is the maximum current it can draw?

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I feel like I am missing a variable. Help Please !

No, you have everything you need.

Suppose the resistor draws a current I, what is the power it dissipates?

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P=vi

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still very confuesed

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P=vi

now give a formula for the power with only I and R in it (wich are known).

hint: ohm's law

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P=(IR)I ! ! ! ! Thank you so much !

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