# how can sensitivity of potentiometer be increased

Sensitivity of potentiometer means the degree of response whenever there is a change in the input signal. It depends upon the following factors:

1. Resistance of the wire,

2. Number of turns in the wire. More the number of turns more sensitivity of the potentiometer.

3. Increasing the length of the wire.

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The potential gradient depends upon resistsnce nd no of turns not d sensitivity. The sensitivity varies inversely with potential gradient and can b increased by 1)increase in the length of the wire as potential gradient =dv/dl so as l increases the potential gradient decreases . 2)by decreasing the current as I is directly proportional to V so as I decreases V also decreases hence potential gradient decreases.
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By increasing length of potentiometer wire & by decreasing the potential gradient
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The sensitiveness of a potentiometer can be increased in the following ways-
1. Increasing length of potentiometer wire
2. Decrease the potential gradient by reducing the current and increasing the resistance in the potentiometer wire using a rheostat.

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by increasing the length of potentiometer wire...and...by reducing current.
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By connecting the resistors in series also the sensitivity cam be increased.
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Two point charges +q and -2q are placed at the vertices Band C of an equilateral triangle ABC of side a .  Obtain the expression for (i) magnitude and
(ii) the direction of the resultant electric field at the vertex A due to these two charges.
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the sensitivity can be increased by reducing the potential gradient. this can be done by
1. increasing the length of wire and
2.by reducing the  current in the main circuit
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Sensitivity of Potentiometer can be increased by. 1.by increase the length of the potentiometer wire. 2.by decreasing the current in the potentiometer wire
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By increasing the length and decreasing the voltage or simply decrease the potential gradient.
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Sensitivity of potentiometer can be increased by increasing the length of the potentiometer wire and by reducing the current in the circuit by using a rheostat. Both the methods help in decreasing the potential gradient, and thereby increasing the resistivity.

I hope, it'll be helpful to you!
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Sensitivity of a potentiometer can be increased by increasing the length of potentiometer wire which will decrease the value of potential gradient and thereuppance increase sensitivity of potentiometer.
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by increasing the length of potentiometer and by decreasing the potential gradient
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by increasing the length of the wire and decreading the current in the main circuit and decreasing the potential gradient
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By adding of little amount of salt and connecting it to the ammeter
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By increasing resistance to infinity
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To decrease the potential through the circuit
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This can be done by 2 ways. i) Increasing the length of the potentiometer wire and ii) Adding a series resistance with the potentiometer due to which current in it would decrease.
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Sensitivity of potentiometer can?be?increased by increasing the length of the potentiometer?wire and by reducing the current in the circuit by using a rheostat. Both the methods help in decreasing the potential gradient, and thereby?increasing?the resistivity.
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Find the current and net resistance. • 0
1. By increasing length
2. By increasing thickness
3. By decreasing resistivity
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The principle of a potentiometer is.
When a steady current passes thru a wire of uniform cross-sectional area, the potential difference across the portion of the wire is directly proportional to the length of the portion.

V=IR => V=(I.rho.l)/A  => V is directly proportional to l.
To increase the sensitivity, increase the potential difference and decrease the length...
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By increasing temperature Coefficient of resistivity
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