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# The total resistance in a parallel circuit is the smallest resistor in the circuit?

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2011-03-10 16:50:24

No, it is less. Use the formula:

1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3...

Where R is the total (equivalent) resistance for the parallel circuit,and R1, R2, etc. are the individual resistance.

No, it is less. Use the formula:

1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3...

Where R is the total (equivalent) resistance for the parallel circuit,and R1, R2, etc. are the individual resistance.

No, it is less. Use the formula:

1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3...

Where R is the total (equivalent) resistance for the parallel circuit,and R1, R2, etc. are the individual resistance.

No, it is less. Use the formula:

1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3...

Where R is the total (equivalent) resistance for the parallel circuit,and R1, R2, etc. are the individual resistance.

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2011-03-10 16:50:24
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## A 5 ohm resistor a 10 ohm resistor and a 15 ohm resistor are connected in series to a 120 volt power source What is the amount of current flowing between the 5 ohm resistor and the 10 ohm resistor

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Wiki User

2011-03-10 16:50:24

No, it is less. Use the formula:

1/R = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3...

Where R is the total (equivalent) resistance for the parallel circuit,and R1, R2, etc. are the individual resistance.

Anonymous

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2020-09-28 16:16:59

3 ohms