Worksheet: Potential Difference between Points in a Circuit

In this worksheet, we will practice calculating the potential difference across components in multicomponent electric circuits by using Kirchhoff's voltage law.

Q1:

Consider the circuit shown.

Find the voltage 𝑉 1 .

Find the voltage 𝑉 2 .

Find the resistance 𝑅 4 .

Q2:

The circuit shown in the accompanying diagram contains resistors connected in series, each of which has a potential difference across it.

Find the potential difference across 𝑅 1 .

Find the potential difference across 𝑅 2 .

Find the potential difference across 𝑅 3 .

Find the potential difference across 𝑅 4 .

Find the potential difference across 𝑅 5 .

Q3:

Consider the circuit shown in the accompanying diagram.

What is the terminal voltage of the battery?

What is the potential drop across resistor 𝑅 2 ?

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