parallel_circuit_resistance

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Unformatted text preview: = A) because there is a path to take with little resistance working against them. Woot! Woot! Series vs. Parallel Series vs. Parallel Think of equivalent resistance like cars on a highway. On a single lane highway with few exits (series), a car crash (resistance) up ahead affects every car on the highway. All cars have to pass that point so rate of movement (cars/second or C/s) slows down. However, if there are several lanes or exits you can follow to get out of the traffic and get to the same place, wouldn...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2014 for the course PHY 56855 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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