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Electronics for Absolute Beginners, Chapter 3

Step 19: Series Opposing

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To achieve a lower total voltage, we use the Series Opposing technique.
A Series Opposing technique can be achieved by
1. Connect the positive terminal of one voltage source to the positive terminal of the other voltage source.
AND/OR
2. Connect the negative terminal of one voltage source to the negative terminal of the other voltage source.

To determine the Total Voltage of a Series Opposing source, add all the smaller values and subtract it from the largest value.
 
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