NETW191 Module 2 – Discussions

(Referring to Lesson 1) Let’s assume that in the these two pictures, the batteries in the remote control in picture 1 are aligned in parallel, and the batteries in the remote control in picture 2 are aligned in series. Do some research using the following article as a starting point: https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/everyday-tech/battery6.htm (Links to an external site.).
What benefit does a battery alignment in a series provide? In parallel?
Where might you see remote controls with each type of battery arrangement (series and parallel) used