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Lesson Five


Lesson Objectives:

After this unit, you will be able to:

List the major types of fixed resistors
Determine the resistance of a resistor using the colour code
Determine if a resistor is operating within its power rating
State how a variable resistor would be used as a potentiometer

Student Activity:

Read carefully pages 86 through 106 of Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity making notes as you go.
When you have completed the unit, use your notes to answer the questions in the Lesson Five quiz.
Review your notes and the Lesson highlights as needed, until you are able to attain a perfect score on the quiz.

Lesson Review

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Test Your Knowledge

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Tools & Internet Links

Colour Code Calculator (Netscape Only!)
Colour Codes - Internet Guide to Electronics


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