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# How much current does a 120v 1200w hair dryer draw?

Updated: 5/29/2024

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Using the formula Power = Voltage x Current, you can rearrange to solve for current: Current = Power / Voltage. Plugging in the values, the hair dryer would draw 10 amps of current (1200W / 120V).

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