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Short Answer

Explain which battery is doing the charging and which is being charged in Figure 21.45.

E1is charged,E2 is doing the charging.

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Step 1: How to know which battery is getting charged

When two batteries are connected then the battery with higher potential is responsible for charging another battery.

Step 2: Obtaining which battery is getting charged by which one.

The battery E1is getting charged whereas E2 is doing the charging as E2 is at the higher voltage. Net effective voltage is 6 volts.

Hence, E1is charged, E2 is doing the charging.


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