Circuits Problem 9.5.1

Element 1        Element 2        Element 3

Description

There are three unknown circuit elements connected to a voltage source as shown.  The voltage is controlled by the slider and given in Volts. You can measure the voltage and current by placing the mouse cursor over either meter or by looking at the graph. 

Question

 Determine which elements obey Ohm's law.  

Answer

 Element 2.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 18-3, Giancoli-SE: 25-3.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Morten Brydensholt and modified by Mario Belloni.

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