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If a light fixture is on and one or more of the light bulbs are burnt out or not in the socket...

Does it use the same amount of power or less?

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staciandababy

Asked by staciandababy at 5:07 PM on Aug. 21, 2013 in Technology

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  • I will take a wild guess and say less. bulb either not in or burnt out. means electisity is not flowing to it.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 5:14 PM on Aug. 21, 2013

  • It will use less electricity because it's the bulbs and their watts that draw the electricity.
    PandaGwen

    Answer by PandaGwen at 5:21 PM on Aug. 21, 2013

  • Less would make sense to me, because if you put a dimmer bulb in then there would be less electricity used, so no bulb at all is just an extension of that. Final answer, but I wouldn't bet all of my winnings on it. *Smile.*
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:01 AM on Aug. 22, 2013

  • good question.. never thought of that
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 11:48 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

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