# Physical Science, ipc

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Which can you do to reduce the power consumption in your home?
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B. Wire more parallel circuits.
C. Replace 75-watt light bulbs with 40-watt light bulbs.

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Power consumption depends upon how many lights and appliances are on, and how much power they consume. The power consumption of all things "on" adds up. Adding more circuits or outlets on a given circuit, does no decrease power consumption.

What do you think the answer would be?

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b

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