Name: Date: Science Section: Calculating Power Practice Problems Practice Problem #1 A flashlight bulb uses two 1.5-V batteries in a series to create a current of 0.5 A. What is the power rating of the bulb? (Remember your equation: P=VI) Don’t forget to put units on all numbers Given: _________ __________ Solve for: ___________ Equation to use: Solve: Practice Problem #2 A hairdryer has a power rating of 1,200 W and uses a standard voltage of 120 V. What is the current through the hairdryer? (Hint you will need to rearrange the equation to solve for current in this equation. Current= Power/Voltage) Given: _________ __________ Solve for: ___________ Equation to use: Solve: