Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 23 - Think and Explain: 80

Answer

Voltage drives a current, which shocks you. So the "source" of the shock is the applied voltage.

Work Step by Step

Electric shock happens when current passes through the body. This current is caused by a voltage that is applied between 2 parts of the body.
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