Resistors and Ohm's Law Video Lessons

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# Problem: A battery is connected to a resistor. Based on the nature of the DC circuit or the equation in the previous question, increasing the resistance of the resistor will A. Not affect the current in the circuit. B. Increase the current in the circuit. C. Decrease the current in the circuit.

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Ohm's law:

$\overline{){\mathbit{i}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{R}}}$, where i is current, V is the voltage, and R is the resistance.

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###### Problem Details

A battery is connected to a resistor. Based on the nature of the DC circuit or the equation in the previous question, increasing the resistance of the resistor will

A. Not affect the current in the circuit.

B. Increase the current in the circuit.

C. Decrease the current in the circuit.