Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 3:36pm.

A 2400 watt appliance operating at 10 amps has most nearly_____ ohms resistance.

A) 24

B) 0.5

C) 5

D) 240

E) need more info

I tried to find a formula to use, but i dont know which one to use. Thank you.

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 4:01pm
Power = Vi = V²/r = i²r

In the given problem, you have been given the current i=10 amps, Power = 2400 watts.

The resistance can be calculated from one of the above formulas.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 4:43pm
so can i use P=i(^2)r

r=P/i(^2)=24

so the answer is A, correct?

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 5:05pm
Right!

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