1. What is the rule about parallel loads? Do they split supply voltage or do they have full access to the supply? (This is one of the things the Zen trick is supposed to help you see.)
2. Voltage doesn’t travel. What is the electrical property that flows through the wire?
3. You are on the right track with your last comment. Go back to Unit 5 and find the definition of a shunt, and tell me what it is.