Power in circuits:
, where i is the current, and R is the resistance.
1. The circuit in Figure Q23.4 has two resistors, with R1 > R2. Which resistor dissipates the larger amount of power? Explain.
2. The circuit in Figure Q23.5 has a battery and two resistors, with R1 > R2. Which resistor dissipates the larger amount of power? Explain.
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