Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Section 6.5 - Power - Example: 6.8

Answer

1532 dollars

Work Step by Step

We know that work is equal to the average power times the change in time. Thus, we first find the work done: $ W = 1459 \times 5 = 7295 \ kwh$ We use the price per kwh of energy to find: Cost = $.21 \times 7295 = 1532$ dollars
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