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Karnataka Civil Police Constable Official Paper 2 (Held On : 22 Nov 2020)

Option 4 : 746 watts

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The correct answer is **746 watts.**

__Key Points__

**Horsepower**is the**unit of measurement of power.**- It was first used by
**James Watt**. **1 hp**is approximately equal to**746 watts**or 0.746 kW.- To convert from horsepower to watts, multiply by 746.

__Additional Information__

**In 1784**, James Watt**introduced the first steam engine**to the public.- To measure the power of the unit he invented and created, Watt coined the term "horsepower", which he had previously developed.
- In 1960, the official
**SI unit of power**was established in**watts.**