CP Workbook
Parallel Circuits
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Refer to the following information for the next two questions.
In the circuit shown below, there is a voltage drop of 6 V across each 2-ohm resistor.
By Ohm's Law, the current in each resistor is
The current through the battery is the sum of the currents in the resistors,
Refer to the following information for the next eight questions.
Fill in the current in the eight blank spaces in the view of the same circuit shown again at the left. Start with the lower left hand corner and work clockwise.
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Refer to the following information for the next question.
Which circuit shown in the following row is NOT equivalent to the circuit shown above?
Refer to the following information for the next five questions.
Consider the parallel circuit shown below and to the right.
The voltage drop across each resistor is how many volts?
The current in each branch containing a 2-ohm resistor is:
The current in the branch containing a 1-ohm resistor is:
The current through the battery, measured in amps, equals the sum of the currents which is:
The equivalent resistance of the circuit equals how many ohms?
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