Suppose you are using a drill that is incorrectly wired
Suppose you are using a drill that is incorrectly wired as in Fig. 18.22a, and you make electrical contact with an ungrounded metal case.
(a) Explain why this is a dangerous situation for you.
(b) Estimate the current in you, assuming an overall body resistance of 300-Ω between your hand and feet. Would this be dangerous?
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