What is the differentiation between series and parallel connection of resistors

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  • In the series grouping of resistance, the current through resistors are the same but voltage drop across the resistor depends on the value of resistance for a given current.
  • In the parallel grouping of resistance, the voltage across the resistors is the same but the current through resistors are different and the value of current for a given voltage depends on the value of resistance.
  • If n resistance are connected in series then

 

  • If n resistors are connected in parallel then

 

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