Does the location of a switch affect current in a simple circuit?

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Does location of a switch affect current in a simple circuit?

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I said no because the switch can be placed anywhere throughout the current
 

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That depends on what your definition of a simply circuit is.
 
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a simple circuit is a circuit that uses DC (direct current)
u know like a battery, a switch, load and conducting wires. Isnt that called a simple circuit. Its also called a series circuit.
 
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Then you are correct, the position of a switch does not affect the current in a series circuit.
 

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