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A parallel combination of two resistors, of 1  each, is connected in series with a 1.5  resistor. The total combination is connected across a 10V battery. The current flowing in the circuit is

a)

5A

b)

20A

c)

0.2A

d)

0.4A


Question ID - 150781 | Toppr Answer

A parallel combination of two resistors, of 1  each, is connected in series with a 1.5  resistor. The total combination is connected across a 10V battery. The current flowing in the circuit is

a)

5A

b)

20A

c)

0.2A

d)

0.4A

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

The circuit diagram is follows:

For 1  resistors in parallel, the resultant resistance is

Where,

This 0.5  resistor is connected in series with1.5  resistor.

Hence, equivalent resistance is

R’=0.5+1.5=2

From Ohm’s law, current flowing in the circuit is given by

 



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