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Asked Dec 19, 2019

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Consider the circuit shown in Figure P18.10. (a) Calculate

the equivalent resistance of the *10.0 - Ω* and *5.00 - Ω* resistors

connected in parallel. (b) Using the result of part (a),

calculate the combined resistance of the *10.0 - Ω, 5.00 - Ω*, and*4.00 - Ω* resistors. (c) Calculate the equivalent resistance of the

combined resistance found in part (b) and the parallel *3.00 - Ω*

resistor. (d) Combine the equivalent resistance found in part

(c) with the *2.00 - Ω* resistor. (e) Calculate the total current in

the circuit. (f) What is the voltage drop across the *2.00 - Ω* resistor?

(g) Subtracting the result of part (f) from the battery voltage,

find the voltage across the *3.00 - Ω* resistor. (h) Calculate

the current in the *3.00 - Ω* resistor.

Step 1

Net Resistance in Series = R1 + R2

Net Resistance 1/R_{net} = 1/R1 + 1/R2

Step 2

Part a :

10 ohms and 5 ohms are in parallel

Step 3

Part b :

Rp1 is in series wit...

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