MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

434 views

What is the difference between a series circuit and a parallel circuit?

In a series circuit, the electrons passes through each component in order before returning to the cell. In a parallel circuit, there are different paths for the electrons to take so the current splits depending on the resistance of each path. The voltage across each path remains the same.

Ewan H. GCSE Maths tutor, A Level Maths tutor, GCSE Physics tutor, Me...

11 months ago

Answered by Ewan, a GCSE Physics tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

134 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£18 /hr

Nick B.

Degree: Computer Science (Masters) - Bristol University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths

Physics
Maths

“About me: I am currently studying computer science at the University of Bristol after taking quite a varied set of subjects at A Level. I have always enjoyed helping others when it comes to school. Since I came to university I have bee...”

£18 /hr

Jan K.

Degree: Mathematics and Music (Bachelors) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths

Physics
Maths

“About Myself I am a Mathematics student at Edinburgh University. I have a real passion for Mathematics, and I thouroughly enjoy explaining mathematical concepts to others. Having been home-educated all through school (which also gave ...”

£20 /hr

Yasmin A.

Degree: Medicine (Other) - University College London University

Subjects offered: Physics, Science+ 6 more

Physics
Science
Maths
Human Biology
Chemistry
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hello! I am a medical student at University College London.  All students have an individual learning style - this is why my teaching is tailored to you. With experience of tutoring students aged 6-19, I am confident in adapting my s...”

About the author

£18 /hr

Ewan H.

Degree: Aerospace Engineering (Masters) - Bristol University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths+ 1 more

Physics
Maths
-Personal Statements-

“About me:I am currently a first year at Bristol University studying Aerospace Engineering. Given my degree, my interests have always been interested in thesciences and maths.I have always been involved in various tutoring groups, m...”

You may also like...

Posts by Ewan

How do I differentiate f(x) = cos(x)/x?

How would you start a personal statement?

What is the difference between a series circuit and a parallel circuit?

Other GCSE Physics questions

What is the difference between speed and velocity?

What are Balanced Forces?

What is the momentum of a 84 kg man running at 5 m/s?

A single wind turbine has a maximum power output of 2 000 000 W. The wind turbine operated continuously at maximum power for 6 hours. Calculate the energy output in kilowatt-hours of the wind turbine.

View GCSE Physics tutors

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok