Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 18 - Electric Currents - Questions: 8

Answer

Slow it down.

Work Step by Step

We assume that the supply voltage stays the same. Using the power equation $P=\frac{V^{2}}{R}$, we see that power decreases as resistance increases. Lower power means a slower heating process.
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