Question
Your car’s 30.0-W headlight and 2.40-kW starter are ordinarily connected in parallel in a 12.0-V system. What power would one headlight and the starter consume if connected in series to a 12.0-V battery? (Neglect any other resistance in the circuit and any change in resistance in the two devices.)

$29.6 \textrm{ W}$

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# OpenStax College Physics Solution, Chapter 21, Problem 5 (Problems & Exercises) (3:12)

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