A 60W electric lamp gives off energy in the form of light at a rate of 7-5 joule/second. What percentage of energy does the lamp transform into light?

Asked by Gurleen Kaur | 18th Jun, 2011, 03:29: AM

Expert Answer:

The energy consumed by the lamp = 60 joule/sec
 
The energy transformed in the form of light = 7.5 joule/sec
 
The percentage of energy transformed  into light = 7.5 x 100/60 = 75 / 6 = 12.5 %

Answered by  | 19th Jun, 2011, 06:53: PM

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