The voltage across each **resistor** within a **parallel** combination is exactly the **same** but the currents flowing through them are not the **same** as this is determined by their resistance value and Ohms Law. Then **parallel** circuits **are current** dividers.

Similarly one may ask, how do resistors in parallel affect current?

Answers: As more and more **resistors** are **added** in **parallel** to a circuit, the equivalent **resistance** of the circuit decreases and the total **current** of the circuit increases. **Adding** more **resistors in parallel** is equivalent to providing more branches through which charge can flow.

How is resistance affected in a parallel circuit?

Voltage is the same across each component of the **parallel circuit**. The sum of the currents through each path is equal to the total current that flows from the source. You can find total **resistance** in a **Parallel circuit** with the following formula: 1/Rt = 1/R1 + 1/R2 + 1/R3 +

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