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A 40 W fluorescent lamp gives out more light than a 4o W filament bulb.explain whether the fluorescent lamp is actually using electrical energy at the same rate as the filament bulb??


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The lamps are both using 40 watts of energy, but the fluorescent lamp gives more lumens (visible light measurement) than the incandescent.
\012Fluorescent gives at least 5000 lumens for 100 watts.
\012Incandescent gives 1750 lumens for 100 watts.
\012You can see that if you had a 100 watt incandescent, it would be 1750 and you would only need 35 watts of flourescent.
\012Gary
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