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Two Resistors in Parallel: Greater Current

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Two different resistors are connected to a battery, as shown in the above diagram.

Which resistor has the greater current flowing through it?

A

Resistor A

B

Resistor B

C

Resistor A and Resistors B have the same current.

D

The question cannot be answered without knowing the battery voltage.