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Hi ,im wiring outlets to 2 large bedrooms,have arc fault breaker.I know there is no actual nec regulation on # of outlets per circuit but on average for a 20 amp breaker how many outlets , max, are commonly installed for 2 bedrooms ?
 
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Rule of thumb is 180 volt/amps (watts) per outlet. So for a 20 amp circuit that would be 13 outlets.

The amount of receptacles per bedroom(s) would depend on the wall space and the 6/12 rule.
 
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thanks,ive got 11 outlets and a ceiling fan/light,already was on circuit , most outlets are 8-10 ft apart ,a few close to 12 ft.
 
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