Wed June 20, 2012 By: Neha Sharma

Q. What will be the electric current and potential difference across each resistor in series combination ?

Expert Reply
Thu June 21, 2012
Suppose you have three resistors A, B and C in series accross a Potential difference V
thus currrent through each resistor will be same
I = V/(A+B+C)
and potential difference accross each resistor would be different which can be calculated as:
V1= I x A
V2= I x B
V3= I x C
clearly V1+V2+V3 = V
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