Week 6 Class work.docx - 1 Explain in your own words the difference between A\/C and D\/C Current Which one is used in homes and why The difference

# Week 6 Class work.docx - 1 Explain in your own words the...

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1. Explain in your own words the difference between A/C and D/C Current? Which one is used in homes and why? The difference between AC and DC has to do with the direction in which the electrons are flowing. In DC, the electrons flow steady in a single direction, or "forward." In AC, electrons switch directions, sometimes going "forward" and then going "backward." AC current is used in homes for multiple reasons. First is that it can easily be transformed into DC current and the second is that AC current can travel longer distances. 2. Draw a series and parallel circuit each with two devices (resistors). Use arrows to show the direction of voltage flow. Explain two major differences between series and parallel circuits. A parallel circuit will follow the load back and forth to the source in many paths. A series goes one way, the current through each component is the same, and the voltage through the circuit is the sum of the voltage through each component. In a parallel circuit, the voltage through each component is the same,

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