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Electrical Question About a School Science Project


We are 7th grade science students trying to make a simple electrical circuit. We know that 1 “D” battery can light one 2.5 volt light bulb. We are trying to light four 2.5 volt light bulbs with 6 “D” batteries.

Electrical Question about: School Science Project

Received from a Beginner in Brockwell, AR

Question: We are 7th grade science students trying to make a simple electrical circuit. We know that 1 “D” battery can light one 2.5 volt light bulb. We are trying to light four 2.5 volt light bulbs with 6 “D” batteries. We checked all batteries, bulbs, and connections, but it still went light. What is wrong with our strategy?

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