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When resistors are connected in parallel . . .

Is the combined resistance smaller or larger than the individual resistances?

Is the total current through the circuit larger or smaller than the total current if there were one resistor alone in the circuit?

Is the current through each individual resistor larger or smaller than the current if it was alone in the circuit?

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  1. smaller; larger; smaller if it is coming from a current source. If a voltage source, it is the same.

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