Electricity

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Where can you find Direct current
Batteries
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When using an Earth Wire, if a fault develops what happens to the case?
It becomes live
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What is a circuit breaker?
A resettable fuse
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which statement about a fuse is correct
it cuts off the supply if the current becomes too great
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what does the Neutral wire do?
complete the circuit
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power=
volts x amps
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a 1200 watt microwave would use a ____ amp fuse
13 amp
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Energy=
volatge x current x time
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what is the definition of power?
rate of transfer of energy
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what does the live wire do?
carry the electricity to the device
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why is a fuse always found in the live wire?
to stop the circuit if too much current passes through
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what causes electrical heating?
too much current in the wire
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what happens during electric shock?
the current passes through your body as a means of reaching the earth
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what causes electricity + water?
the live wire touches the water
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what happens when the electric wire touches the water?
it becomes live
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When using an Earth Wire, if a fault develops what happens to the case?

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It becomes live

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What is a circuit breaker?

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which statement about a fuse is correct

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what does the Neutral wire do?

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