 # Difference between 330 and 10k ohm resistors

What is the difference between 330 and 10k ohm resistors?

@Anjitha

Here, 10k = 10,000 Ohm. 330 ohm has less resistance than 10K ohm.

Depending on the Voltage available, resistance determines the flow of current in a circuit.

For more clarity, go through the concept of Ohm’s Law.

In case you’re not aware of the basics of electricity. Like Current, voltage and resistance. Let me know, I’ll refer you to a few videos and books.

@akshayan.sinha Yes please, that would be great. Thank You

Hi , @Anjitha
https://www.electrical4u.com/what-is-electrical-resistance/
From the Link above, You can understand the basics of Resistance and what is its symbol, relation with Voltage and Current, etc.
Also, I assume that you have got Resistors in you IOT and ML kit. The picture is below

You can understand the concept of Resistor and why are they used in electrical components used to provide our resistance and thus Electricity and why do we require them
https://eepower.com/resistor-guide/resistor-fundamentals/what-is-a-resistor/#

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330 ohms resistor
is used to drop the voltage that is not required to operate the led
10k equals to 10000ohm
resistance determines flow of current in the circuit , depending upon the voltage availble in the circuit

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@Anjitha

For Ohm’s Law, watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFTj9LWkmm8 from 1:40

To understand what the different values of resistance mean, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue6w5aXhxjU

Let me know, if you have doubt in any part of the provided videos.

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According to Ohm’s law,
V=IR where V is the voltage, I is the current, and R is the resistance. Resistance is a measure of the opposition to current flow in an electrical circuit. It is clear from the expression that the voltage varies in direct proportion with respect to the resistance.
Therefore a 10k ohm resistor or 10,000 ohm resistor would have a greater value of resistance compared to the 330 ohm resistor.

There are many different types of Resistor available which can be used in both electrical and electronic circuits to control the flow of current or to produce a voltage drop in many different ways. But in order to do this the actual resistor needs to have some form of “resistive” or “resistance” value. Resistors are available in a range of different resistance values from fractions of an Ohm ( Ω ) to millions of Ohms.
They have different resistance values thats all.