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Subject: How can two outlets be used to achieve 240 VAC

Date: Fri Mar 27 17:16:02 1998
Posted by Chris Wendorff
Grade level: 7-9
School: Avon High School
City: Avon State/Province: Ohio
Country: USA
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 891040562.Eg

I have two outlets that are on different breaker circuits. Is there a 
way to use both outlet to achieve 240 VAC? I have checked with my 
voltmeter and it registers 240 when I plug each lead into the wide 
side of each outlet. When I tried the narrow sides it showed 0. 



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