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

A single resistor is wired to a battery as shown in the diagram below. (Figure 1) Define the total power dissipated by this circuit as P(subscript 0). Now, a second identical resistor is wired in series with the first resistor as shown in the second diagram to the left (figure 2). What is the power, in terms of P(subscript 0) dissipated by this circuit?

2. Relevant equations

I am not sure! This problem seems so easy -- I don't think I'm really understanding what they want from me? This is the feedback I got.

The correct answer does not depend on the variables: I, R

So I tried it again...

The correct answer does not depend on the variables: U, t

3. The attempt at a solution

I uploaded the pictures from the question. Can anyone help?

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# Homework Help: Power dissipation in resistive circuit

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