Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 6 months ago

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The current in a variable resistor to which a given voltage is applied is found to vary inversely with the resistance. What is the shape of the current resistance curve? How could these variables be changed in order for a straight-line graph to be obtained?

1 Answer

  • 6 months ago

    I = E/R, so yes, you get a hyperbola.

    use conductance G = 1/R

    then I = EG which is linear

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