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What is I

  1. Nov 27, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If your body has a resistance of 100,000Ω what is the I in your body if touching the terminal of a 18V truck battery.


    2. Relevant equations
    N/A


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I=18/100,000
    I=5,555
     
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  3. Nov 27, 2011 #2

    gneill

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    The result of the math seems to be a bit off given the values, although the equation is of the correct form :smile: (you should specify the units for the result, too).

    Look up Ohm's Law and then take another look at the problem.
     
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