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Let n represent the number of similar resistors in a circuit. Each resistor has a resistance of r. When the resistors are connected in parallel the circuit has a total resistance of R. What would the total resistance of the circuit be if the resistors were instead connected in series?

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  1. parallel= resistance= R=rEach/n

    series= n*reach=n*n*R= n^2 R

  2. 1/R = n/r
    so
    R = r/n

    in series R = n r

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