Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 25 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 20


The output current is larger than input current.

Work Step by Step

A step-down transformer reduces the amplitude of the alternating voltage. The product of voltage and current stays the same, so the output current increases. This is discussed on page 477.
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