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

I need to devise an experiment to show that the total resistance decreases as additional resistors are added to a parallel circuit of resistors. All resistances of the resistors are the same.

2. Relevant equations

R(Total)=1/R(1)+1/R(2)+....+1/R(n)

3. The attempt at a solution

So far I can work it out mathematically say the resistance of the resistors is 20 Ω

For two resistors:

R(Total)=10 Ω

For three:

R(Total)≈6.7

So I can confirm that the total resistance of the circuit is increasing but I'm having problems devising the experiment.

Thanks in advance! :D

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# Homework Help: Question about resistors in Parallel

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