# If a current of #6 A# passing through a circuit generates #12 W# of power, what is the resistance of the circuit?

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Jun 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

Power (

but given that

Jun 20, 2018

Approximately

#### Explanation:

Power is related through resistance and current by the equation:

where:

#P# is the power in watts

#I# is the current in amperes

#R# is the resistance in ohms

Rearranging for resistance, we get:

Now, plugging in our given values, we find that: