College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 18 - Basic Electric Circuits - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Multiple Choice Questions - Page 650: 3



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Since the current is constant in a series circuit, and since the voltages should add, the voltage drop across B is 3 V, and thus since current is constant, the voltage is directly related to the resistance. Thus B has the lower resistance.
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