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Why must be a voltmeter be connected in parallel with the circuit component?

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To check voltage or Resistance that's the way it has to ne.
it is only used in series when checking amperage.
usually not over any circuit over 10 amps; depending on the
manufacturers ratings of your meter.
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Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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When connected in parallel it reads the voltage drop across said component.
When connected in series the current flows thru the meter allowing the measurement of the current flowing thru circuit.
Hope that helps.

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Think of electricity as water and an ammeter as measuring the volume of water and a voltermeter as measuring the pressure


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