Problem: RC Circuit Analysis After the switch is closed, does the current through the resistor increase, decrease or stay the same? 

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The charging current for a capacitor:

I=VbatteryRe-(t/RC)

The current decreases exponentially toward zero. That is, e-∞ = 0. 

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RC Circuit Analysis 

After the switch is closed, does the current through the resistor increase, decrease or stay the same? 


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