does the iphone charger work for the ipad?

i have an iphone (3G) wall charger. can i use it to charge the ipad?

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  • Best Answer:

    It will charge the iPad (slowly) if it's not in use and the screen is off. The iPhone charger is 5 watts and the iPad requires 10 watts for fast charging.