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Series Circuits

What is the Current in a Series Circuit?

The current in a series circuit has only one single path
to flow through. Compare this with a parallel circuit.
The current in a series circuit is the same everywhere.

Current in a Series Circuit

The series circuit above has three different resistors.
An ammeter placed anywhere
in a series circuit always gives the same reading.
In the circuit above, A1 = A2 = A3 = A4.

See how to calculate current in a series circuit.

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