# Physics

One 10.0 Ω resistor is wired in series with 10.0 Ω resistors in parallel. A 45.0 V battery supplies power to the circuit. What is the total current through the circuit?

A. 3.0 A

B. 1.5 A

C. 0.75 A

D. 0.33 A

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1. Do you mean

one 10Ω is in series with two 10Ω in parallel?
the ones in parallel are worth 5Ω so the total equivalent resistance is 10+5=15.
Use V=IR

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2. thx, i did not know that, so the answer is D :)

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3. V/R = i = 45/15 = 3 amps

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4. ohh oops, i did 15/45, thank you, Damon

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5. You are welcome.

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