WS_ECircuits11(1) - rent can ow? 2. What is the total or...

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Worksheet for Series Circuits (To be handed in at the end of class.) (No calculators are to be used.) SAR Physics AM Kolchin I. Questions 1. Give an example of a DC power source and of an AC power source. 2. Give two examples of a resistor in your everyday life, besides a light bulb. 3. What is meant by ”Equivalent Resistance”? over . ... 1
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II. Series Circuit Problem: A household circuit is set up as shown below with a refrig- erator and a clothes dryer hooked in series with a 120 volt household power supply. The resistances of these appli- ances are: R fridge = 2 Ω R dryer = 4 Ω 2
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1. How many pathways are there through which the cur-
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Unformatted text preview: rent can ow? 2. What is the total or equivalent resistance for this se-ries circuit ? 3. What is the current in this circuit? 4. What is the voltage drop across the refrigerator? 5. What is the voltage drop across the dryer? over . ... 3 6. Add the voltage drops across these two appliances: V fridge + V dryer = How does this sum compare with the voltage drop across the power source? 7. If you open the switch, what happens to the current? 8. Why would, or why wouldnt you, like to have this type of circuit in your home? 4...
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