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MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2013 Spring Release, Technology/Engineering - High School
Download PDF Document Question 4 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Electrical and Communication Systems
Standard: 5.3 - Explain the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in a simple circuit, using Ohm's law.

 
Lupe built the simple circuit shown below.
A simple circuit with a 10 V battery, an ammeter measuring 2A, and a 5 ohm resistor.
Lupe modifies this circuit by decreasing the voltage of the battery by one-half. In order to keep the amount of current flowing through the circuit the same as it was before, which other change must Lupe make to the circuit?
 
 
 

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Last Updated: February 7, 2018
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