Physics

Grade-9

Easy

Question

# The total resistance in a circuit is equal to the sum of the inverse of each individual resistance.

- Series connection
- Parallel connection
- Both a and b
- None of the above

Hint:

### The **total resistance** in a circuit, in a parallel connection, is equal to the **sum of the inverse of each individual resistance.**

## The correct answer is: Parallel connection

### The total resistance in a circuit, in a parallel connection is equal to the sum of the inverse of each individual resistance.

- The resistance can be represented as R and the total resistance can be represented as RT.
- In a parallel connection, the total resistance can be calculated as 1/R1+1/R2+1/R3+...
- This says that the total resistance in a parallel connection is equal to the sum of the inverse of the resistances.

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