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    Hey guys I've gotten myself confused again! (This happens a lot)
    Say in a circuit, the wire splits in to two different paths, would the voltage and current both half.
    I think I remember that one of them will half but the other won't
    Can someone please explain this to me? Thanks in advance.
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    Current will split, so to speak, and recombine at the end of the loops, whereas p.d. should be the same for each loop in a circuit.

    Kirchoffs Second Law applies around loops, so if you had two loops or two resistors in parallel against a cell with negligible resistance and EMF of 5V, each resistor has the p.d. of 5V. If the resistors had a resistance of 1 ohm each, the total resistance of the circuit would be (1/1 + 1/1)^-1 = 1/2; 5/1/2 = 10 amps of current, which would split equally down the two loops.

    Either way, current splits, and use Kirchoffs Second for loops. I hope I helped!
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    (Original post by Callicious)
    Current will split, so to speak, and recombine at the end of the loops, whereas p.d. should be the same for each loop in a circuit.

    Kirchoffs Second Law applies around loops, so if you had two loops or two resistors in parallel against a cell with negligible resistance and EMF of 5V, each resistor has the p.d. of 5V. If the resistors had a resistance of 1 ohm each, the total resistance of the circuit would be (1/1 + 1/1)^-1 = 1/2; 5/1/2 = 10 amps of current, which would split equally down the two loops.

    Either way, current splits, and use Kirchoffs Second for loops. I hope I helped!
    Thanks man!
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