AP Physics 1 Question 274: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 274

1. For an ohmic conductor, doubling the voltage without changing the resistance will cause the current to

  • A. decrease by a factor of 4
  • B. decrease by a factor of 2
  • C. increase by a factor of 2
  • D. increase by a factor of 4

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

C

The equation I = V/R implies that increasing V by a factor of 2 will cause I to increase by a factor of 2.