Difference between parallel and series

Asked by  | 23rd Mar, 2008, 12:53: PM

Expert Answer:

Parameter 

Series Combination 

Parallel Combination 

Distribution of current 

Current through each of the resistors in series is the same. 

Current through each of the resistors is different. 

Distribution of voltage 

Potential difference across each of the resistors in series is different 

Potential difference across each of the resistors in parallel is the same. 

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Answered by  | 24th Mar, 2008, 02:54: PM

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