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Homework Help: Parallel circuits

  1. Jan 12, 2012 #1
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    I just need help on a simple question,

    In a parallel circuit with 3 bulbs, if one bulb is removed, will the intensity of the other 2 bulbs remain the same or increase?

    thanks much!
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  3. Jan 12, 2012 #2
  4. Jan 12, 2012 #3


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    It depends upon the internal resistance of the voltage source.
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