Open circuit Closed circuit
It is not a closed and continuous path It is a closed and continuous path
Electric current doesn't flow in an open circuit Electric current flows in a closed circuit
The key in an open circuit is shown as ( ) The key in a closed circuit is shown as (.)


  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 12 Class 10 - Electricity (Term 2)

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CA Maninder Singh
CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo