Physics

Grade-9

Easy

Question

# The equivalent overall resistance is smaller than the smallest parallel resistor in a parallel connection. This statement is ____.

- True
- False
- Maybe
- Cannot say

Hint:

### The overall equivalent resistance of parallel combination is: =

## The correct answer is: True

- Yes, the equivalent overall resistance is smaller than the smallest resistor connected in parallel. This is because, the overall equivalent resistance of parallel combination is: = When the inverse of a resistance value is taken, the value obtained is lesser than the original value. Thus, the sum of inverse values will only provide a lesser value than the initial resistances.

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