Jace asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 7 months ago

# a 50ohm resistor has both terminals connected to a positive terminal of a 12v battery what is the current in the resistor?

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• 7 months ago

I =( V1-V2) / 50.

V1`=12

V2=12

V1-V2=0

V1-V2 / 50 = 0/50= 0A

• oubaas
Lv 7
7 months ago

Zero,since applied voltage is zero !!!!

• Vaman
Lv 7
7 months ago

0 current. for current to flow, both terminals are necessary.

• Bill
Lv 7
7 months ago

Zero if both terminals are connected to the positive terminal.

• alex
Lv 7
7 months ago

A 50ohm resistor has both terminals connected to a positive terminal of a 12v battery ---> the current is 0

• Dixon
Lv 7
7 months ago

Since both ends are at the same voltage there is no difference to make a current flow. Its like putting balls on a flat plank of wood and setting both ends at 12 meters, nothing will move unless there is a difference between the ends.

• Bill-M
Lv 7
7 months ago

ZERO Current Flow. You can not connect both ends to the Positive terminal.

• 7 months ago

If they are both connected to the positive terminal, there is ZERO potential difference!

Therefore ZERO current. trick question

• Jace7 months agoReport

Thank you for that information

• Dze
Lv 7
7 months ago

zero if both terminals are connected to the same post lol ..

• Jace7 months agoReport

haha thats what i was thinking but i wasnt too sure.. i just never seen where the resistance exceeded the voltage.

• 7 months ago

V = I * R

12 = I * 50

12/50 = I

24/100 = I

0.24 = I

0.24 amps or 240 milliamps