# Why is resistance less in a parallel circuit?

##### 1 Answer
Jun 8, 2018

I tried this although I am not sure it is satisfactory for your question...

#### Explanation:

In a kind of "visual" way in a Parallel circuit every resistor is connected to your source so basically electricity, thought as the flow of a river, can have different paths to choose from allowing an easier flow through your set of resistors.
More formally we have: