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A cell, a resistor, a key, and ammeter are arranged as shown in the circuit diagrams of Figure. The current recorded in the ammeter will be:

(a) maximum in (i).

(b) maximum in (ii).

(c) maximum in (iii).

(d) the same in all the cases.

A cell, a resistor, a key, and ammeter - Teachoo.jpg

Answer:

In circuits where components are connected in series , the amount of current flowing through the circuit is not affected by the order in which components are connected.

Therefore, In all the 3 given circuits, the current recorded in the ammeter will be the same

So, the correct answer is (d).

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