Sun July 15, 2012 By: Akshat

two bulbs of 60w and 100w each have been connected in parallel to 220v supply what is the current drawn from electrical supply?

Expert Reply
Sun July 15, 2012
In a parallel circuit same potential is applied to all the branches.
Thus current drawn by 60 W bulb will be: 60/220 = 3/11 A           (using Power = VI)
and by 100 W bulb is: 100/220 = 5/11 A
Thus total current drawn would be: (3+5)/11 = 8/11 A
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