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Name: Series and Parallel Circuits
ID: m10674
Language: English (en)
Summary: A brief look at series and parallel circuits. Also defines voltage and current divider.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: current divider, input-output relationship, load, parallel, series, voltage divider
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Don Johnson (
Copyright Holders: Don Johnson (
Maintainers: Don Johnson (, Benjamin Fite (

Latest version: 2.10 (history)
First publication date: Jun 19, 2002 12:00 am +0000
Last revision to module: May 15, 2013 11:06 pm +0000


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Version History

Version: 2.10 May 15, 2013 11:06 pm +0000 by Don Johnson
Minor typo.

Version: 2.9 Jun 15, 2010 5:17 pm +0000 by Don Johnson
Fixed a typo in R_L.

Version: 2.8 Jun 11, 2009 3:12 pm +0000 by Connexions
Modified markup for explicit .eps image reference

Version: 2.7 May 10, 2007 8:59 am +0000 by Don Johnson
Fixed wording and bad paragraph breaks.

Version: 2.6 Apr 25, 2005 10:52 am +0000 by Charlet Reedstrom
update to cnxml-0.5, change mi to mn where needed, update mathml to best practices, remove old mode attribute on math tag

Version: 2.5 Aug 19, 2003 8:41 am +0000 by Don Johnson
Re-uploaded to make sure changes have gone in.

Version: 2.4 Aug 18, 2003 10:57 pm +0000 by Don Johnson
Fixed a link error.

Version: 2.3 Jul 29, 2003 10:35 am +0000 by Don Johnson
Fixed link errors.

Version: 2.2 Aug 16, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Deleted some equation numbers.

Version: 2.1 Jun 19, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
new module originally part of Electronic Circuits and Interconnection Laws from 241

Version: 2.0 Jun 19, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Added initial template for new module m10674

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