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Problem: 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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Power in circuits:

P=i2R, where i is the current, and R is the resistance.

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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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