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Calculate Current in Parallel Circuit: Two Resistors

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A $12 \Omega$ resistor and a $24 \Omega$ resistor are wired in parallel and then connected across a $9V$ battery.

Which one of the following is closest to the current that flows from the battery?

A

0.25 A

B

1.1 A

C

4.0 A

D

72 A