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written by Tom Henderson
This interactive tutorial on Ohm's Law, part of The Physics Classroom tutorial collection, provides a conceptual foundation for understanding one of the most powerful formulas in physics. Multiple circuit diagrams and tables illustrate the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance before users explore the mathematics. The author includes two quizzes for users to gauge their own understanding and perform simple calculations related to resistance.

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Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
= Ohm's Law
- Resistance
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
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- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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Ohm, charge, charge carriers, circuits, conducting wires, current, electric current, electricity tutorial, interactive tutorial, resistivity, resistivity, tutorial
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