?

AP® Physics C: E & M

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Easy

Equivalent Resistance: Four Identical Resistors

APPHEM-TYHR0J

Four identical resistors are wired as shown in the diagram below.

Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

If the resistance of each is $R$, what is the equivalent resistance of this combination?

A

$\frac{1}{4R}$

B

$\frac{1}{2R}$

C

$\frac{1}{R}$

D

$R$

E

$2R$