A parallel circuit is an electrical circuit where the current branches out and flows into more than one electrical device and then flows back together again to complete the circuit. The current will still flow through th... More » Science Physics Electricity

There are four variations of quadrilaterals that have two pairs of parallel sides: rhombuses, parallelograms, squares and rectangles. They are each differentiated by their relative side lengths and angles. More » Math Geometry Shapes

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