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What is the power dissipated by the iron?

  1. Mar 5, 2006 #1
    An electric iron marked 1000W, 240V is wrongly connected to a 120V mains.What is the power dissipated by the iron? thanx
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2006 #2

    berkeman

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    Assuming that the iron is just a resistive element, what is the relationship between power and voltage?
     
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