P2: Quiz 9

1) What is the calculation for finding total resistance in a circuit?

2)

a) For series circuits, does adding more identical resistors increase or decrease the total resistance in the circuit?

b) For parallel circuits, does adding more identical resistors increase or decrease the total resistance in the circuit?

3) This question is about investigating how the total resistance in a series circuit changes with the number of identical resistors.

a) Draw a diagram of the circuit that we would use to measure the total resistance in a series circuit for 2 identical resistors.

b) Explain how we can investigate how the total resistance in a series circuit is affected by the number of identical resistors.

c) On the graph below, draw how the total resistance in a series circuit changes with the number of identical resistors.

2)

a) For series circuits, does adding more identical resistors increase or decrease the total resistance in the circuit?

b) For parallel circuits, does adding more identical resistors increase or decrease the total resistance in the circuit?

3) This question is about investigating how the total resistance in a series circuit changes with the number of identical resistors.

a) Draw a diagram of the circuit that we would use to measure the total resistance in a series circuit for 2 identical resistors.

b) Explain how we can investigate how the total resistance in a series circuit is affected by the number of identical resistors.

c) On the graph below, draw how the total resistance in a series circuit changes with the number of identical resistors.

4) This question is about investigating how the total resistance in a parallel circuit changes with the number of identical resistors.

a) Draw a diagram of the circuit that we would use to measure the total resistance in a parallel circuit for 2 identical resistors.

b) Explain how we can investigate how the total resistance in a parallel circuit is affected by the number of identical resistors.

c) On the graph below, draw how the total resistance in a parallel circuit changes with the number of identical resistors.