TOPIC: RESISTANCE 1. a. Define resistance and state its SI unit. [2] b. The diagram shows a simple circuit.

Each dry cell has a e.m.f of 1.5 V. State, i. The effective e.m.f. of the circuit, [1] ii. The p.d. across the resistor, [1] iii. The p.d. across the ammeter, [1] iv. The current flowing through the resistor if the ammeter shows 0.6 A, [1] v. The resistance of the resistor if the ammeter shows 0.6 A. [3]

A

2. Calculate the effective resistance for the resistors connected in the following cases: [10] (a) (b) 8;  2; ; ;  4; (c) 
;  ; ;  ;

(d) 2; 8; 2;

B B A C D C

E

2;

2;

(e)

A = 3;B = 5;C = 10; D = 4; D = 2;

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