Why does an ammeter burn when kept in parallel connection and doesn't burn when in series?

Asked by joshipramo | 18th Apr, 2010, 06:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Ammeter has a low resistance, hence when placed in parallel with connection it provides a least resistance path and draws all the current, and burned.

While in series connection is takes only a fraction of the flowing current.




Answered by  | 19th Apr, 2010, 09:47: AM

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