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A light bulbs brightness can be measured by its power consumption. This in turn will depend on the I, V and R of the light bulb. The light bulb is rated at a power consumption of 1.0W when placed at a voltage of 6.0V. We change the battery from a 6.0V to a 3.0V one. Will the light bulb shine brighter than the previous case. What will be the current through the light bulb

2. Relevant equations

P=IV

3. The attempt at a solution

Is the power consumption 1.0W for both cases

If it is then I1=1/6 and I2 =1/3 Therefore the latter example will shine brighter

If not how do i take into account the changing power

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# Homework Help: Light Bulb Brightness

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