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True About Resistors in Series

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Which one of the following statements is NOT always true about two resistors connected in series with each other in a circuit?

A

The current through each resistor is the same.

B

If one resistor burns out, current stops flowing through both resistors.

C

The equivalent resistance of the 2-resistor group is simply the sum of the 2 individual resistances.

D

The power dissipated by each resistor is the same.