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I am trying to understand the concept of short circuit with kvl laws

it seems like i arrive at contradictory stuff

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it seems like the voltage across the wire and resistor are equal by KVL

however the current through the resistor is 0

and it so the voltage across it should be 0

but it should be equal to the voltage across the wire

but according to KVL that should be equal to V of the battery which is assumed not to be 0

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Circuit confusion

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