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 An electric clothes dryer draws 20 A of current from a 240 V wall outlet how much power in watts does it use?

Answer The formula you are looking for is W = A x V.Multiplying the amperage A in amps times the voltage V in volts provides the power W in watts (joules/sec).
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How many watts of power does an electric clothes dryer draw from a 18 A from a 240 volt outlet?

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Can an electric range be plugged into a clothes dryer outlet?

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If you plugged in a new electric dryer into a 240V power outlet and nothing happened is it likely you have blown a fuse?

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