Why do lights in a parallel circuit burn brighter than in a series circuit?

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In a parallel circuit, more power is provided to the lights. Power = V2/R . The resultant resistance of the circuit is lower, and the potential difference is not divided as in a circuit in series. Thus, lights in parallel burn brighter.
Additional Information A lamp's power rating only applies at its rated voltage. Because the voltage across each branch of a parallel circuit is the same, each lamp can be supplied with its rated voltage and, therefore, will operate its rated power. In a series circuit, the voltage appearing across each lamp will be considerably lower and, so, the lamps will not operate at their rated powers.
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Is a parallel circuit brighter than a series circuit?

Both are same. Only thing it depends upon the incoming voltage.. In series ciruity if one bulb fails, the ciruit continuity breaks . In case of paraleel circuit even if one bulb fails the circuit continuity will not get affected

Why are 2 bulbs in a parallel circuit brighter than 2 bulbs in a series circuit?

In the parallel connection the voltage is same across both lamps For example 2 bulbs rated at 10 Volts and drawing 1 amp each will consume 20 Watts of power and burn with full brilliance. In the series connection the 2 bulbs can only have 5 Volts across each bulb. The current can only be 0.5 Amps and the power drawn from the supply is now 2.5Watts in each bulb. The two dim bulbs only draw a total of 5 Watts.

Do lights in a parallel circuit burn brighter than in a series circuit?

Yes, since each light would get the full voltage. Be careful if you actually carry out this experiment, that the lights don't get too much voltage. If the voltage is (for example) 110 Volts, and the lights are built for 110 Volts, you would have no problem; in a series circuit they would simply get dimmer. because the wires are together Answer Not necessarily. It depends upon the voltage ratings of the lamps, and whether the voltage across each lamp matches their voltage rating.

Will the bulb in a parallel or series circuit be brighter?

Two bulbs in series will have 1/2 the system voltage dropped across each, resulting in less power usage than two bulbs in parallel. Therefore, paralleled light bulbs should be brighter. If the light bulbs are designed for smaller than full system voltage, this may not be the case (ex. LED's).

Why the light bulb be brighter in parallel circuit than in series circuit?

because current divides in parallel connectins Answer A lamp only operates at its rated power when supplied with its rated voltage. Lamps in parallel share the same supply voltage (the supply voltage is common to each branch); if this voltage is the lamps' rated voltage, then they will each operate at their rated power.

Is a lamp brighter in a series or parallel circuit?

Way too unspecific to answer properly. If you are talking about at the end of a circuit onstead being for instance a part of a parallel on the circuit then it does not matter what type of circuit it is, only the final yields of voltage and amperes will matter. Parralel however is both more energy efficient and has less resistance because of the alternate paths that are available. Answer For a lamp to operate at its rated power (therefore, at its rated intensity), it must be supplied with its rated voltage. So, as long as an individual lamp is subjected to its rated voltage, it doesn't matter how it's connected. Incidentally, a parallel circuit is no more energy efficient than a circuit.

Is parallel circuit more advisable than series Circuit?

no series circuit is best. . Actually it depends on the application, neither is always better.

Why do light bulbs glow differently in a series circuit than in a parallel circuit?

Lamps will only operate at their rated power when subjected to their rated voltage -which is why you will see both figures shown on the glass envelope (e.g. 60 W / 230 V or 60 W / 120 V, etc.). If you connect lamps in parallel, because each branch is subject to the same voltage (i.e. the supply voltage), each lamp has the same voltage applied and will operate at its rated power. If you connect lamps in series, the supply voltage will distribute itself as a series of voltage drops where the sum of the voltage drops will equal the supply voltage. So none of the lamps is subject to its rated voltage, so none will operate at its rated power -i.e. they will be dim!