## Resistors in Series

A circuit contains four resistors in series: 2 Ω, 4 Ω, 4 Ω, and 8 Ω. Determine the total resistance.

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**Hint**

For series connections, the current in all resistors is the same.

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**Hint 2**

$$$R_{series}=R_1+R_2+...+R_n$$$

For series connections, the current in all resistors is the same and the equivalent resistance for n resistors in series is:

$$$R_{series}=R_1+R_2+...+R_n$$$

$$$R_{series}=2\Omega+4\Omega+4\Omega+8\Omega=18\:\Omega$$$

18 Ω