Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 23 - Think and Explain: 83

Answer

A car's headlights are wired in parallel.

Work Step by Step

When 2 lights are wired in parallel, when one light burns out, the other remains lit. It is fairly common to observe cars with one working headlight. This is discussed on pages 443-444 and shown in Figure 23.18.
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