Problem regarding cells?

Discussion in 'Physics' started by Heer0, Aug 24, 2006.

  1. Heer0

    Thread Starter New Member

    Aug 24, 2006
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    Hi, I am a newbie… can any kind soul help me with this?

    3 Cells of 1.5V each are connected in series (two same polarity and one opposite polarity) , what is the effective potential difference across the terminal? Is it 1.5 V or 0 V? please help explain to me… Thanks
     
  2. Gadget

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    Jan 10, 2006
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    1.5 + 1.5 - 1.5 = ??????
    (positive1.5 + positive1.5 + negative1.5)
    Now, what do you think is the answer......1.5v or 0v ?
     
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