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Power Dissipated by Each Resistor

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A set of three identical resistors $R$ are wired to a to a 10V battery as shown in the circuit diagram below.

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If the current leaving the battery is 1 amp, what is the power dissipated by each resistor?

A

$\frac{1}{10}Watts$

B

$10Watts$

C

$\frac{3}{100}Watts$

D

$\frac{100}{3}Watts$

E

$\frac{10}{3}Watts$