I'm having problems understanding the voltage and current in resistors.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Basically, when resistors are placed in parrallel or series, how are you meant to work out the current and voltage running in each?

I was under the assumption you find the total current running in the circuit (when given V and the total resistance of the resistors in series or parralel, usually being you have to calculate the total resistance cause they're usually in parrallel).

Then you use this current to calculate the voltage running through it.

Or is it the other way round? I'm clueless on this!

Any help would be oh so perfect!

Cheers!

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# Homework Help: Total voltage, current and resistance

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