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# Problem: A wire with resistance R is connected to the terminals of a 6.0 V battery. What is the potential difference ΔV between the ends of the wire and the current I through it if the wire has the following resistances?a. 1.0 Ωb. 2.0 Ωc. 3.0 Ω

###### FREE Expert Solution

The current in the wire is given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{I}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{R}}}$

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###### Problem Details

A wire with resistance R is connected to the terminals of a 6.0 V battery. What is the potential difference ΔV between the ends of the wire and the current I through it if the wire has the following resistances?

a. 1.0 Ω

b. 2.0 Ω

c. 3.0 Ω

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