Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 23 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 6

Answer

12 J are supplied to each coulomb of charge that flows through a 12-V battery. The work done on the charges, as shown on page 422, is charge multiplied by electric potential. $$PE = qV = (1 C)(12 V) = 12 J$$

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 433.
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