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

Assume the wire resistance is 1.0 Ohms, the power supply is an ideal 6V voltage source, and the light bulb resistance is 30 Ohms.

In the circuit below:

a). A lightbulb is connected to the power supply using two such wires. Calculate the current (in A) in the circuit.

b) Calculate the voltage drop (in V) across each wire.

2. Relevant equations

V=IR

R=dL/A

3. The attempt at a solution

a.) I = 6/1 = 6ohms

b.) V = 6 x 1 = 6V

I have no clue how to do this problem. Professor hasn't taught this material yet.

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Voltage drops in circuits

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