High School Physics : Understanding Voltage in a Circuit

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Example Question #1 : Understanding Voltage In A Circuit

A closed electric circuit is set up so that there is a current of  and a resistance of . What is the voltage in the circuit?

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Correct answer:


For this problem, use Ohm's law: .

We are given the current and the resistance. Using these terms, we can solve for the voltage.

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