The power dissipated in a resistor is given by , which means power decreases if resistance increases. Yet this power is also given by , which means power increases if resistance increases. Explain why there is no contradiction here.
There is no contradiction because and are not always constants and are dependent on one another.
In an electrical circuit, resistance is a measure of the resistance to current
flow. The Greek letter omega (Ω) is used to represent resistance in ohms.
There is no inconsistency because and are not always constants and are dependent on one another.
By Ohm's law,
, , and are connected to each other.
It is possible to convert one power equation to another.
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