Physics

Grade-9

Easy

Question

# Equivalent resistance of the resistors connected in series is __________ individual resistances in the circuit.

- Less than
- Greater than
- Same as
- Multiple of

Hint:

### For **resistors in a series**, **R**_{eq.}= R_{1}+R_{2}+R_{3}

_{eq.}= R

_{1}+R

_{2}+R

_{3}

## The correct answer is: Greater than

### Equivalent resistance of the resistors connected in series is greater than the individual resistances in the circuit.

- Each resistor in a series of circuits possesses resistance to the applied current.
- The equivalent resistance refers to the sum of the individual resistances of all the resistors in a circuit.
- It can be calculated as R= R
_{1}+R_{2}+R_{3}
- Thus, the equivalent resistance of a circuit will be greater than the resistances of individual resistors.

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