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Q & A: Batteries in series

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Most recent answer: 06/03/2008
Q:
if I had Two Battries (12v 5ah)in Series Would it effectivly make one 24v 20ah batterie?
- Anonymous (age 14)
kil bgh
A:
Nope.   You would effectively get  a 24 Volt battery with a 5 AmpereHour lifetime.  Volts add in series,  Amperes add when the batteries are in parallel.

LeeH 

(published on 06/03/2008)

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