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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 $9\text{ V}$ battery.

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

A

$0.25\text{ A}$

B

$1.1\text{ A}$

C

$4.0\text{ A}$

D

$72\text{ A}$