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Voltmeter and Ammeter Connection

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A student wishes to connect a voltmeter and ammeter in a simple circuit with one resistor and a battery.

For the meters to take correct measurements about the resistor, how should they be connected to the resistor?

A

Voltmeter: series, Ammeter: series

B

Voltmeter: series, Ammeter: parallel

C

Voltmeter: parallel, Ammeter: series

D

Voltmeter: parallel, Ammeter: parallel