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Item 16 The voltage drop across Rd is 8V. What is the current across Re? a) 2A b) 8A c) 14A d) 32A Explanation: This problem requires 3 electrical circuit concepts: 1) V=IR relating voltage, current, and resistance 2) The voltage drop across resistors in parallelREAD MORE
Free MCAT Prep and Piracy The cost of MCAT prep can really get out of hand, and if you’re on a college student budget even the most basic resources can seem unattainable. That means that your mind may immediately turn to quasi-legal and illegal ways to get MCAT prep. Now I’m not going to pretendREAD MORE
The big test prep companies have giant multi-million dollar marketing budgets devoted to hiding one simple fact from you: MCAT prep can be done very well for very little money (or free!). Let’s start with the basics: the people who make the test, the AAMC, publish lots of material to prep for the MCAT andREAD MORE
MCAT Organic Chemistry Practice Question In our last orgo question, we talked about how organic chem is the least important subject on the MCAT and you’re better off focusing on a few very high-yield topics rather than trying to memorize tons and tons of reaction mechanisms. For this question, we’ll stick with the theme ofREAD MORE
Mastering the Physical Sciences portion of the MCAT first requires mastering the fundamental science concepts that the MCAT will test. By far, the physics questions the MCAT most likes to ask relate to kinematics and forces. Try your hand at this sample problem (click to enlarge): Explanation Like most questions on the MCAT, this oneREAD MORE
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