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Three identical light bulbs are placed in series, in a circuit with a 12 V battery. Which of the following statements are true?

True False the resistance of each bulb is the same

True False the current through each bulb is different

True False the first bulb is brighter than the other two

True False the voltage drops across the bulbs are (in order) 12V, 12V, 12V

True False the voltage drop across each bulb is different

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The light bulbs are identical.

resistance of each bulb is the same - True

the current through each bulb is different - False.
the current through components ...

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