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6 Cards in this Set

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the connection between the poles is broken (broken wire)
Open Circuit
light is OFF
a complete circle through which the electrons can flow
Closed circuit
light is ON
insulation between wires has worn away and the wires touch. electrons never reach the appliance
Short circuit

Wiring is wrong
light is on
closed circuit
light is off
open circuit
wires touch -- wiring is wrong
short circuit