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Why is an Electric Light Bulb Not Filled with Air? Explain Why Argon Or Nitrogen is Filled in an Electric Bulb. - Science

Why is an electric light bulb not filled with air? Explain why argon or nitrogen is filled in an electric bulb.

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Solution

If air is filled in an electric bulb, the extremely hot tungsten filament would burn up quickly because of the oxygen present in the air. So, a bulb is filled with a chemically unreactive gas like argon or nitrogen.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Physics (Science)
Chapter 1 Electricity
Q 13
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