Flashcards in P2 Physics - calculating resistance, series circuits, parallel circuits,resistance of components Deck (7)

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## what is resistance measured in?

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ohms

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## when does the resistance in a wire increase

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the thickness of the wires decreases

as the length of the wires increases

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## whats the equation for calculating resistance?

### potential difference = current x resistance

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## what is a series circuit?

### components connected one after the other on the same loop

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## if one lamp breaks in a series circuit, what will happen to the other one?

### it wont light

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## what is a parallel circuit?

### components connected on separate loops

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