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

Asked by joshipramo 18th April 2010, 6:27 PM
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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.

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Answered by Expert 19th April 2010, 9:47 AM
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