Problem: Which of these statements is true about resistors connected in series? a) The potential drop across each resistor will be the same. b) The same amount of current will pass through each resistor. c) Both the current passing through and the potential drop across each resistor are different. d) Both the current passing through and the potential drop across each resistor are the same.

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Current, i = V/R

For resistors in series, the current is given by:

i = V/Req

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Which of these statements is true about resistors connected in series? 

a) The potential drop across each resistor will be the same. 

b) The same amount of current will pass through each resistor. 

c) Both the current passing through and the potential drop across each resistor are different. 

d) Both the current passing through and the potential drop across each resistor are the same.

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