if i put 3 resistors in line with each other does that add the resistance values together?

what i mean is if they are like this in a circuit: > -R1- -R2- -R3- >

becuase i need 300kohms, but all i have are multiple 100kohm resistors. if i put them like described above, will that equal 300kohms? if not, what way does?

Yeah.  That will work.  Three 100 K resistors in a series is the same as one 300 K resistor. See also:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resistor#Series_and_parallel_resistors

zack247 (author)  Jack A Lopez7 years ago
alright! thanks man!