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- Date Submitted: 07/21/2016 7:04 PM
- Category: Technology
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FINAL 1. In a parallel circuit, the branch with the highest

1.

In a parallel circuit, the branch with the highest resistance always has the ____________ amount of current.

2.

As more branches are added to a parallel circuit the total current _______________.

3.

_________________ law states that the total current in the main line in a parallel circuit equals the sum of the individual branch currents.

4.

The type of circuit that is used to determine the value of an unknown resistance is called a __________________ bridge.

5.

__________________ law states that the total voltage drop in a closed loop series circuit must equal the source voltage.

6.

Calculate the total equivalent resistance in a series circuit with the following: Vs = 20V, R1 = 3kohms, R2 = 2kohms, R3 = 1kohms

7.

Calculate the total current in a series circuit with the following: Vs = 20V, R1 = 3kohms, R2 = 2kohms, R3 = 1kohms

8.

Calculate the total equivalent resistance in a parallel circuit with Vs = 20V, R1 = 3kohms, R2 = 2kohms, R3 = 1kohms. All three resistors are in parallel.

9.

Calculate the total current in a parallel circuit with Vs = 20V, R1 = 3kohms, R2 = 2kohms, R3 = 1kohms. All three resistors are in parallel.

10.

Calculate the total power dissipated in a parallel circuit with Vs = 20V, R1 = 3kohms, R2 = 2kohms, R3 = 1kohms. All three resistors are in parallel. Express the final answer in terms of Watts.

Answers

1.

In a parallel circuit, the branch with the highest resistance always has the LEAST amount of current.

2.

As more branches are added to a parallel circuit the total current INCREASES.

3.

KIRCHOFF law states that the total current in the main line in a parallel circuit equals the sum of the individual branch currents.

4.

The type of circuit that is used to determine the value of an unknown resistance is called a WHEATSTONE bridge.

5.

KIRCHOFF Law states that the total voltage drop in a closed loop series circuit must equal the source...