Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 18 - Electric Currents - Questions: 7

Answer

The filament in the bulb is broken and cannot conduct a charge.

Work Step by Step

When an “old-fashioned” lightbulb burns out, its tungsten filament has broken or part of it has vaporized due to long use. Current no longer flows through the bulb.
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