Circuits 9.5: Additional Problem 2

Graph A     Graph B     Graph C     Graph D     Graph E

Description

There is a resistor in a  circuit 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 graphs. 

Question

Determine which graph(s) correctly represent the variables shown.   

Answer

 Graphs B, D, and E.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 19-3, Giancoli-SE: 25-5.

Credits

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

2000 by Prentice-Hall, Inc. A Pearson Company