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Resistors

  1.  What are resistors? 2.  What is the function of resistors in complicated circuits such as those of TVs and computers? 3.  Name four different types of resistors. 4.  What type of resistor is used to control the brightness … Continue reading

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Resistance

  1.  What is resistance? 2.  The unit of resistance is __________. 3.  What is the symbol for resistance? 4.  Write the equation that is used to measure resistance. 5.  Which are the four factors affecting the resistance of a … Continue reading

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Voltage

1.  What is Voltage? 2.  What is the scientific name for voltage? 3.  Voltage is measured with a ____________. 4.  The unit of voltage is __________. 5.  If a cell has 1 volt, this means that 1 joule of potential … Continue reading

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Electric Current

1.  What is an electric circuit? 2.  What is the function of a battery in a circuit? 3.  What happens when the switch is turned off in a circuit? 4.  Draw a circuit diagram using some of these circuit symbols. … Continue reading

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Electric Field

1.  Why does the hair of a person touching the dome of a Van de Graaff generator stand on ends? 2.  Why doesn’t the person touching the dome of the Van de Graaff generator, that is over 100 000 volts, get … Continue reading

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