[Solved] Which of the following is correct about the power consumed by R1 and R2 connected in series if the value of R1 is greater than R2?

Which of the following is correct about the power consumed by R1 and R2 connected in series if the value of R1 is greater than R2?

a) R1 will consume more power
b) R2 will consume more power
c) R1 and R2 will consume the same power
d) The relationship between the power consumed cannot be established

Answer: a
Explanation: In the electrical engineering introduction it is explained that the power can be expressed as P = I2*R. When two resistors are connected in series the current flowing through the resistors is the same and thus, power consumed by the larger resistor will be more.

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