ELECTRIC COMPONENTS AND WHAT THEY DO

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WHAT DOES A CELL/BATTERY DO?
PUSH ELECTRONS AROUND A COMPLETE CIRCUIT
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WHAT DOES A SWITCH DO?
ENABLES A CURRENT TO BE SWITCHED ON OR/AND OFF
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WHAT DOES AN INDICATOR DO?
EMITS LIGHT AS A SIGNAL WHEN A CURRENT PASSES THROUGH IT
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WHAT IS A DIODES FUNCTION
TO ALLOW CURRENT TO FLOW THROUGH IT IN ONE DIRECTION ONLY
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WHAT DOES A LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DO?
EMITS LIGHT WHEN A CURRENT PASSES THROUGH IT
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WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF AN AMMETER?
IT MEASURES THE ELECTRIC CURRENT
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WHAT DOES A FIXED RESISTOR DO?
IT LIMITS THE CURRENT IN THE CIRCUIT
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WHAT DOES A VARIABLE RESISTOR DO?
ALLOW THE THE CURRENT TO BE VARIED
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WHAT IS A FUSE DESIGNED TO DO?
IT IS DESIGNED TO MELT IF THE CURRENT GOING THROUGH IT IS GREATER THAN A CERTAIN AMOUNT
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WHAT IS A HEATER DESIGNED TO DO?
TO TRANSFER ELECTRICAL ENERGY TO THE HEAT SURROUNDINGS
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WHAT DOES A VOLTMETER DO?
IT'S USED TO MEASURE POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE
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WHAT DOES A SWITCH DO?

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ENABLES A CURRENT TO BE SWITCHED ON OR/AND OFF

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WHAT DOES AN INDICATOR DO?

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WHAT IS A DIODES FUNCTION

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WHAT DOES A LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DO?

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