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**Potential Difference from Batteries**

In this lesson, we will

• Explain what is meant by a battery.

• Calculate the potential difference from a battery, based on the direction of the cells.

When two or more cells are connected in series in a circuit, the total potential difference is the sum of their potential differences. If two cells with the same potential difference are connected in series, but in opposite directions, the total potential difference is 0 V, so no current will flow.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

More Lessons for IGCSE Physics

Math Worksheets

A series of free GCSE/IGCSE Physics Notes and Lessons.

In this lesson, we will

• Explain what is meant by a battery.

• Calculate the potential difference from a battery, based on the direction of the cells.

When two or more cells are connected in series in a circuit, the total potential difference is the sum of their potential differences. If two cells with the same potential difference are connected in series, but in opposite directions, the total potential difference is 0 V, so no current will flow.

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You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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