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Problem: When conduction electrons pass through a device with resistance, which describes their energy?a) Their potential energy increases.b) Their kinetic energy increases.c) Their potential energy decreases.d) Their kinetic energy decreases.

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Electric potential difference:

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The potential energy of electrons changes as they go round a circuit.

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When conduction electrons pass through a device with resistance, which describes their energy?

a) Their potential energy increases.

b) Their kinetic energy increases.

c) Their potential energy decreases.

d) Their kinetic energy decreases.

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