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Experiment 4 - Resistors in Series and Parallel

In this experiment you will set up three circuits: one with resistors in series, one with resistors in parallel, and one with some of each. You will be building circuits similar to the ones you will be working with in homework and exam problems. This experiment should show you the difference between resistors in series and parallel. If you understand what we are doing in this experiment, you will be all set to do well on the midterm questions about circuits!

Text Box: (a) The actual circuit (b) The equivalent circuit Figure 3 : The voltages across series resistors.