Equivalent resistance for resistors in parallel:
or for 2 resistors:
Equivalent resistance for resistors in series:
Let's consider each element to have resistance R.
For A, the resistance is R.
For B, the resistors on the right-hand side are in series.
Use the model for electric current to rank the networks shown below in order according to resistance. Explain your reasoning.
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