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PHYSICS 1.3
Name:
WORKSHEET THREE
1.
Describe what is meant by the resistance of a conductor.
2.
List the four factors that affect the resistance of a wire.
RESISTANCE
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
3.
Explain the difference between an ohmic and a non-ohmic conductor.
4.
Calculate the resistance of a 12 Volt car stereo that carries a current of 4 A.
5.
The circuit shown has two resistors. One is 12 Ohms and the
...
other is 18 Ohms. The voltmeter reads 6 Volts.
18 Ω
A
(a)
Calculate the current in the 12 Ohm resistor.
(b)
Calculate the voltage across the 18 Ohm resistor.
(c)
Calculate the voltage of the battery.
(d)
Calculate the current shown by the ammeter if the battery was changed to 24 V.
12 Ω
V
6.
In an Ohm’s law experiment, the voltage across a resistor was measured at the same time as
the current through it. The results are shown in the chart.
Voltage (V)
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
Current (A)
0
1.6
3.0
4.2
5.2
6.0
6.6
7.0
(a)
Draw a graph of these results below (put voltage on the y axis).
(b)
From your graph, what is the current when the voltage is 9V?
(c)
What is happening to the slope of the graph?
(d)
Explain what is happening to the resistance in this experiment.
(e)
What variable must be controlled in order for this resistor to obey Ohm’s law?
Circuit 1
7.
The battery, bulbs and resistors are identical in the two circuits on the right.
Which circuit offers the lowest total resistance? Explain your answer.
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Circuit
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