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Two Resistors in Series: Greater Potential

APPH12-1GEKFH

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

Which resistor has the greater potential difference across it?

A

Resistor A

B

Resistor B

C

Resistor A and Resistor B have the same potential difference.

D

The question cannot be answered without knowing the battery potential difference.