Posted by **David** on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 8:48pm.

During a short circuit, why does the voltage go down?

I know that the resistance is almost zero...but what's the relation between resistance and voltage?

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**David**, Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 8:49pm
plz ignore the 1st part

just plz help with this:

what's the relation between resistance and voltage?

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 10:39pm
Voltage drop across a resistor is current*resistance. A short circuit has zero resistance at the load, so the voltage across the load is zero.

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