Flashcards in short answer questions Deck (4):
9. Electrons lose energy as they go through a circuit. Where does this energy come from? Where does this energy go?
This energy comes from the battery and in the form of electrons. The energy leaves the circuit as a result of resistance and heat an shit.
11. What is the différence between AC and DC? When is each generated?
AC: A current flowing one way, then another, back and forth, very quickly.
DC: The unidirectional flow or movement of electric charge carriers.
AC is generated when things are moved back and forth.
12. How does voltage change when batteries are connected in series/ parallel?
The voltage, when connected in series goes up, but when connected in parallel, the voltage remains the same