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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Lightbulbs labeled and are connected to a power line as shown in the figure .What is the rate at which energy is dissipated in each bulb?

The rate at which energy is dissipated in each bulb is

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Step 1: Given Information

We have been given that light bulbs of are connected to a powerline and we have to find the rate at which energy is dissipated in each bulb.

Step 2: Simplification

For the bulb of :

For the bulb:

The total resistance is:

The power dissipation in bulb is:

The power dissipation in bulb is:

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