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1

What material has a large number of free electrons

A conductor

2

What is dielectric strength

Refers to the strength of the installation of a conductor

3

Name. Two materials used for semi conductors

Silicon and germanium

4

Factors that affect resistance of a conductor

Length of conductor
Cross-sectional area
Type of material it is made from
The temperature of the material

5

Describe a positive temperature coefficient

Temperature goes up resistance increases

6

What is the negative temperature coefficient

Resistance goes down as temperature increases

7

What four factors affect the resistance of a conductor

MALT

Material
Temperature
area
length of conductor

8

The resistance of a conductor is proportional to it's size

True or false.

False
The resistance of a conductor is inversely proportional to it's size.

9

3 most common conductive materials

Copper
Aluminum
Steel