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How is moving coil galvanometer converted to an ammeter and voltmeter?

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A good ammeter has very low resistance. So a moving coil galvanometer is converted into an ammeter by connecting a very low shunt resistance in parallel to the galvanometer resistance.A good voltmeter has very high resistance. So a moving coil galvanometer is converted into a voltmeter by connecting a high resistance in series with the galvanometer resistance.

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