Posted by **Kenna** on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 4:06pm.

A coffee maker is rated at 1200 W, a toaster at 1100 W, and a waffle maker at

1400 W. The three appliances are connected in parallel to a common 120-V household circuit. (a) What is

the current in each appliance when operated independently? (b) What total current is delivered to the

appliances when all are operating simultaneously? (c) Is a 15-A circuit breaker sufficient in this situation?

Explain.

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