why does the voltage output increase when the resistance increases in a potential divider circuit?

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why?

Posted Mon 25th February, 2013 @ 17:58 by Sandra

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There is an equation Voltage = Current x Resistance. In the equation it is said that the Voltage is directly proportional to the Resistance, so if one increases the other must also increase. I got from this from a  site if you would like to visit it the link is below. Hope it helps.

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Answered Mon 25th February, 2013 @ 18:35 by Dinosaur
Edited by Dinosaur on Mon 25th February, 2013 @ 18:36