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if i put 3 resistors in line with each other does that add the resistance values together? Answered

what i mean is if they are like this in a circuit: > -R1- -R2- -R3- >

becuase i need 300kohms, but all i have are multiple 100kohm resistors. if i put them like described above, will that equal 300kohms? if not, what way does?

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Jack A LopezBest Answer (author)2010-11-10

Yeah.  That will work.  Three 100 K resistors in a series is the same as one 300 K resistor. See also:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resistor#Series_and_parallel_resistors

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