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Virtual Lab: Bulbs in Series and Parallel
University of Virginia
           
 
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Let′s look at three identical bulbs: one connected in parallel to two connected in series.

In this circuit the two light bulbs on the far right are in series with each other. The light bulb in the middle is in parallel to the other two light bulbs.

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