#1
does it matter which way a resistor is put in a circuit and if so how do i know which way to put it

iam wonder this as i have been told if you put them in backwards they actually amplify and then would blow the whole circuit

thanks
#2
Yeah.
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#4
it does not matter. Not with a regular old resistor.
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#5
ok so which is does it matter or it does it not matter i need to know please
#7
Quote by zekk
Yeah.


what!? no it doesnt. Any way is fine. I usually just put them in with the gold facing up just for unity, but it doesnt matter. what are you building?
#8
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what!? no it doesnt. Any way is fine. I usually just put them in with the gold facing up just for unity, but it doesnt matter. what are you building?


I don't know, Im just going on what my tech teacher said.
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#9
I am an electrical engineer... it dosent matter...
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I am an electrical engineer... it dosent matter...


Thanks man, That cleared some **** up for me too.
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#11
Quote by zekk
I don't know, Im just going on what my tech teacher said.


hate to break it to ya, but it sounds like your tech teacher knows absolutely jack all.