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Calculate the energy consumed by 120W toaster in 20 min .

Last updated date: 19th Jul 2024
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Hint: In order to answer this question we have to know about energy . To calculate the amount of energy we use this formula – Energy (E) \[= \] Power(P) \[\times \] time (t).

Complete answer:
Energy is known as the product of work power and required time i.e. the capacity of work .
From the above question we get ,
Power \[= 120watt\],
time \[=20\min \] \[= 20\times 60s= 1200s\]

\[\therefore \] Energy (E) \[= 120\times 1200=144000J= 144KJ\].
Therefore the amount of energy consumed by toaster is \[144KJ\]

Note: Joule is the unit of energy and equal to the energy used in applying a power of one newton through a distance of one meter. The total system’s energy is conserved in a closed system according to the law of conservation of energy.