Simple Series Circuit#

Consider the circuit shown below.

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The terminal voltage of the battery is \({{ params.V }}\rm\ V\) and the resistances are \(R_1 = {{ params.R1 }}\rm\ \Omega\), \(R_2 = {{ params.R2 }}\rm\ \Omega\), and \(R_3 = {{ params.R3 }}\rm\ \Omega\).

Part 1#

Find the equivalent resistance of the circuit.

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Part 2#

Find the current through \(R_1\).

Answer Section#

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Part 3#

Find the current through \(R_2\).

Answer Section#

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Part 4#

Find the current through \(R_3\).

Answer Section#

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Part 5#

Find the voltage drop across \(R_1\).

Answer Section#

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Part 6#

Find the voltage drop across \(R_2\).

Answer Section#

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Part 7#

Find the voltage drop across \(R_3\).

Answer Section#

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Part 8#

Find the power dissipated by \(R_1\).

Answer Section#

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Part 9#

Find the power dissipated by \(R_2\).

Answer Section#

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Part 10#

Find the power dissipated by \(R_3\).

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

Part 11#

Find the power supplied by the battery.

Answer Section#

Please enter a numeric value.

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pl-answer-panel#

\(R =\) \(\rm\ \Omega\)
\(I_1 =\) \(\rm\ A\)
\(I_2 =\) \(\rm\ A\)
\(I_3 =\) \(\rm\ A\)
\(V_1 =\) \(\rm\ V\)
\(V_2 =\) \(\rm\ V\)
\(V_3 =\) \(\rm\ V\)
\(P_1 =\) \(\rm\ W\)
\(P_2 =\) \(\rm\ W\)
\(P_3 =\) \(\rm\ W\)
\(P =\) \(\rm\ W\)

Attribution#

Problem is from the OpenStax University Physics Volume 2 textbook, licensed under the CC-BY 4.0 license.
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