People communicate their ideas via written text, yet it is true that a picture is worth a thousand words. Electrical circuits are commonly documented in graphical form to describe their specific components and connections. These pictorial representations are termed "schematic diagrams" because they explain functionality rather than serving as a photograph of a circuit board. Reading and interpreting schematic diagrams is an important skill for anyone who wants to work with electronic circuits.
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