Physics

Grade-9

Easy

Question

# In a series circuit, the total resistance is greater than the largest resistance in the circuit.

- Yes
- No
- Maybe
- Cannot say

Hint:

### Total resistance is the **sum of the resistance** by **all the resistors** in the circuit. So the total resistance in a circuit will be **greater** than the largest circuit.

## The correct answer is: Yes

### Yes. In a series circuit, the total resistance is greater than the largest resistance in the circuit.

- Total resistance is the sum of the resistance by all the resistors in the circuit.
- Each resistor shows specific resistance.
- The largest resistance is produced by any one of the total resistors.
- Thus, the total resistance in a series circuit is the sum of all the resistance in the circuit, hence it will more than the largest resistance.

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