P2 4.5: Series Circuits.

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How are the componets connected in a series circuit?
One after the other.
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What happens if there is a break in the circuit?
The charge stops flowing.
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What is the current through each component?
The same as there is only one route for the current.
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What does the current depend on?
The potential difference of the supply and the total resistance of the circuit.
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Where is the potential difference shred between?
All of the components of the circuit.
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What do all of the componets add up to?
The potential difference of the power supply.
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What do the resistance of the individual componets add up to?
The resistacne of the whole circuit.
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What does a bigger resistance in a component mean?
The bigger its share of the supply's potential difference.
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What happens if there is a break in the circuit?

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The charge stops flowing.

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What is the current through each component?

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What does the current depend on?

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Where is the potential difference shred between?

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