(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What exactly happens to the voltage...

in between things such as resistors, and bulbs?

It isn't a homework question it is just something that is bothering me.

2. Relevant equations

V=IR for resistors

Sum of V in a closed loop is zero.

3. The attempt at a solution

If there was a circuit that had nothing but a battery, would the potential difference everywhere be equal to the V of the battery?

If there was a battery, and a resistor in a circuit. Then we know that V-IR=0. And we know that V=IR. So the voltage of the battery and the resistor are equal. Well what is the voltage in the wire between the the battery and the resistor?

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# Homework Help: Potential difference in a circuit

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