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1. Prove that when n identical resistors of resistance R are connected in parallel the equivalent resistance is R/n.

2. A piece of copper wire of resistance R is cut into 3 equal parts. When these 3 parts are connected in parallel, what is the resistance of the combination?

3. Say you have a series and parallel circuit. Resistors 2 and 3 are parallel to each other. Resistor 1 is in series with them. When you increase the resistance of 3, what happens to current and voltage values?

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# Series and Parallel Quesrions

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