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10. Pull!the!probes!out!of!the!multimeter!
and!replace!them!in!the!current!
measuring!position.!The!black!probe!
will!go!into!the!same!COM!port!and!
the!red!will!now!go!into!the!port!
directly!to!the!right!(horizontal)!from!
it.!
Also,!make!sure!to!press!the!A!button!
for!measuring!current.!
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Figure$15:$Replace$the$probes$into$the$current$measuring$
position$

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11. Break!the!circuit!by!pulling!any!of!the!
resistor!legs!out!of!the!hole!on!the!
breadboard.!
This!stops!current!from!flowing!
through!the!circuit.!By!connecting!the!
multimeter,!current!will!flow!through!
the!multimeter!and!allow!it!to!
measure!and!display!the!amount!of!
current!going!through!it.!
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Figure$16:$Break$the$circuit$

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12. Connect!the!multimeter!probes!to!the!
circuit.!Be!sure!to!connect!the!red!to!
the!+!side!of!the!broken!node!and!
complete!the!circuit!by!connecting!the!
black!probe!to!the!other!side.!
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Imagine!that!the!multimeter!is!just!a!
wire!that!is!reconnecting!the!broken!
circuit.!However,!it!is!important!to!
make!sure!that!the!probes!are!placed!
in!the!correct!polarity:!red!for!+!and!
black!for!–.!If!they!are!connected!in!
the!wrong!polarity,!the!magnitude!
will!be!correct,!but!the!direction!of!
Figure$17:$Complete$the$circuit$with$the$probes$of$the$
current!flow!will!be!opposite!the!
multimeter$
correct!direction!–!i.e.!negative!
instead!of!positive!(the!sign!only!
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indicates!the!direction)!
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