# Current flow through resistor in as current

While I was working in an AC current lab, I used a very simple circuit. 1 resistor and a wave generator. The voltage was about 3V (RMS) and the resistance 1.173 kohm. According to Ohm's law i.e. V=IR I should have a current flow around 2.5 mA. But the multimeter showed me a quite different value, that is .2 mA. What is the problem, is there anything I missed?

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Were you measuring DC? –  Samuel Apr 29 '14 at 3:50