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  1. V = I R. The resistance R is equal to the voltage drop V across the resistor divided by the current I through the resistor

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  2. are characterized primarily by their resistance and the power they can dissipate

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  3. Other characteristics include temperature coefficient, noise, and inductance

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  4. Size, and position of leads are relevant to equipment designers; resistors must be physically large enough not to overheat when dissipating their power

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  5. Practical resistors can be made of resistive wire, and various compounds and films, and they can be integrated into hybrid and printed circuits

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