If three resistances, 6 ohms, 12 ohms,and 18 ohms, are connected in series across 36 volts,...?
the current through the circuit is? a) 0 amp b) 1 amp c) 18 amp d) 36 amp I think it is B, please verify for me.
Asked By: fibe - 6/9/2006
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If the resistors are in series, then to find the equivalent resistance you just add up all the resistances. 6 + 12 + 18 = 36 Ohms To find the current, you take V/R 36 Volts / 36 Ohms = 1 Ampere Good job on getting the right answer!
Answered By: bdecker202 - 6/9/2006
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the answer is e) 5,724,094 amp! just kidding, it is b) 1 amp
Answered By: me - 6/9/2006
current = voltage /resistance resistance series =r1 +r2 +r3 current =36/ 12+18 +6= 1 amp
Answered By: shogunly - 6/9/2006
Series resistance formula Rt = R1 + R2 + ... + Rn Total resistance = 6 + 12 + 18 ohms = 36 ohms Ohm's law: Current = voltage / resistance = 36 / 36 amps = 1 amp
Answered By: Beth - 6/9/2006
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