Question

# Horsepower and watts are units of measure of power. They are directly proportional such that 5 horsepower is equal to 3730 watts. How much power, in watts, is equal to 2 horsepower?

## The correct answer is: 1492

### We have to find the power, in watts, is equal to 2 horsepower.

For solving this question,

Let us take *x *be the number of watts that is equal to 2 horsepower.

Since we have given that 5 horsepower is equal to 3730 watts,

5 horse power ~ 3730 watts

So, 2 horse power = x watts

This follows,

Multiplying both sides of equation by 3730

x = 1492

Therefore, 2 horsepower equals 1492 watts.

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