I have a question about circuits and internal resistance in the battery

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I was working on a problem and I ran into a question that asked the total current of the system and then what was the terminal voltage. My question is, why do I calculate the current of the circuit using the voltage given and not the terminal voltage

Jan 3rd, 2015

Because we use the Ohm's Law Formula to calculate the current, which is 

V = IR

And 

I = V / R

As we can see from the above relation , we need given voltage not the terminal voltage.

Jan 3rd, 2015

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