Physics

Grade-9

Easy

Question

# In a series combination of resistors, the amount of current in the circuit

- Increases
- Decreases
- Makes zero
- None of the above

Hint:

### When we connect resistors in series, the current flowing through each resistance remains the** same**. Thus, in such a circuit, the overall **amount of current** in the circuit **decreases**.

## The correct answer is: Decreases

### In a series combination of resistors, the amount of current in the circuit decreases.

- The role of resistors is to limit the amount of current flow in the circuit.
- When a series of resistors are connected in the circuit, the current flow gets limited by the resistance.
- In other words, in a series circuit, the current stays constant at all points.
- So the amount of current in the circuit decreases.

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