Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133942651
ISBN 13: 978-0-13394-265-1

Chapter 28 - Fundamentals of Circuits - Conceptual Questions - Page 789: 3


3 Volts

Work Step by Step

Because the circuit is incomplete, there is no current flowing through the resistor or the other side of the battery (the side connected to the negative terminal). Because of this, the difference in points 1 and 2 is the same as the potential difference of the battery, 3 volts.
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