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AP® Physics C: E & M

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Two Resistors and a 12 V Battery

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A 100 Ω and a 50 Ω resistor are wired to a 12 V battery as shown in the diagram below.

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From the list of statements listed below please select ALL of the correct statements.

A

These resistors are wired in parallel.

B

These resistors are wired in series.

C

The potential difference across these resistors is the same.

D

The potential difference across the 100 Ω resistor is higher.

E

The electrical current passing through the 50 Ω resistor is double the current through the 100 Ω resistor.