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Series Currents

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The circuit below shows three different resistors connected in series to a battery. The ammeter reading is $12.0\ A$.

How much current flows through each resistor?

A

$4.0\ A$

B

$2.0\ A$

C

$36.0\ A$

D

We cannot determine the current values without knowing the resistor values.

E

We cannot determine the current values with knowing the battery voltage.