## College Physics (7th Edition)

Current is also affected by the resistance. $P=\frac{V^{2}}{R}$ or, $R=\frac{V^{2}}{P}$. So, R is inversely proportional to P, if V is constant. Thus, a high-wattage bulb has less resistance than a low-wattage bulb.
Current is also affected by the resistance. $P=\frac{V^{2}}{R}$ or, $R=\frac{V^{2}}{P}$. So, R is inversely proportional to P, if V is constant. Thus, a high-wattage bulb has less resistance than a low-wattage bulb.